David Corrêa

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David Antônio Corrêa (June 5, 1937 – May 10, 2020)[1] was a Brazilian singer-songwriter. His works were Samba, Samba-enredo and Pagode. He was born in São João de Meriti, Rio de Janeiro. His career began in 1972. He created many songs and background music for Rio de Janeiro carnival.

In April 2020, Corrêa was run over by a car in Rio de Janeiro.[2] He died on May 10, 2020 of kidney failure caused by COVID-19, aged 82.[3]

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  1. "David Corrêa: Dados Artísticos". Dicionário da Música Popular Brasileira. Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  2. "Compositor David Corrêa é atropelado em Jacarepaguá e passa por cirurgia". Carnavalesco. Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  3. "David Corrêa, maior vencedor de sambas-enredo da Portela, morre no Rio aos 82 anos". G1. Retrieved 2020-05-11.