Moraes Moreira

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Antônio Carlos Moreira Pires (July 8, 1947 – April 13, 2020), better known as Moraes Moreira, was a Brazilian musician and songwriter.[1] During the 1970s he played guitar and sang in the band Os Novos Baianos.[2] After playing in Os Novos Baianos, Moreira had a solo career where he recorded 29 albums.[3] Moreira was born in Ituaçu, Bahia, Brazil.

Moreira died of a heart attack on April 13, 2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the age of 72.[4]

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  1. "Listas - As 100 Maiores Vozes da Música Brasileira - Moraes Moreira - Rolling Stone Brasil" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on September 12, 2018. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  2. Dunn, Christopher (October 13, 2016). Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil. UNC Press Books. ISBN 9781469628523.
  3. Pereira, Ianá Souza. Axé-axé: o megafenômeno baiano. Revista África e Africanidades, Rio de Janeiro, ano 2, n. 8, February 2010, p.02
  4. "Morre o cantor e compositor Moraes Moreira". Jornal de Brasília. April 13, 2020. Retrieved April 13, 2020.