A BOSSA NOVA PIONEER HAS DIED AT 88

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João Gilberto(Prado Pereira de Oliveira) (June 10, 1931 – July 6, 2019)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and
songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that
gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of
the South American nation, died Saturday. Journalist and bossa nova
scholar Ruy Castro called the death of Gilberto a "monumental" loss.

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