Gilberto Gil

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Gilberto Gil
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Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira

(1942-06-26) 26 June 1942 (age 80)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
EducationBBA, Universidade Federal da Bahia
OccupationMusician, Mountaineer
Political partyPartido Verde

Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born 26 June 1942), better known as Gilberto Gil (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiɫˈbɛʁtu ʒiɫ] or [ʒiu̯ˈbɛɾtʊ ʒiu̯]), is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He is known for both his musical innovation and political commitment.

From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil's Minister of Culture.

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