Astrud Gilberto

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Astrud Gilberto
Astrud Gilberto performing in Amsterdam, 1966
Astrud Gilberto performing in Amsterdam, 1966
Background information
Birth nameAstrud Evangelina Weinert
Born (1940-03-29) March 29, 1940 (age 83)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, artist
Years active1963–present

Astrud Gilberto (Portuguese pronunciation: [aʃˈtɾud ʒiwˈbɛʁtu]; born Astrud Evangelina Weinert; March 29, 1940) is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer-songwriter. She became very popular in the 1960s because of her song "The Girl from Ipanema".[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Why Astrud Gilberto Is So Much More Than 'The Girl From Ipanema'". Archived from the original on 2020-06-26. Retrieved 2020-07-21.