Clara Nunes is a Brazilian singer and songwriter who was born on the 25th of October, 1993. she has released six albums so far with her latest being “Real.”
Clara Nunes was considered one of the three Queens of Samba in her lifetime, alongside Beth Carvalho and Alcione. With sambas by hill composers like “Juzo Final” (Nelson Cavaquinho/Élcio Soares) and “Coraço Leviano” (Paulinho da Viola) and songs dedicated to her faith, the Candomblé, she had (and continues to have) tremendous popularity. “Você Passa E Eu Acho Graça,” (Ataulfo Alves/Carlos Imperial), “Biana,” “A Deusa Dos Orixás,” “Macunama,” “O Mar Serenou,” (Candeia), “As Forças Da Natureza,” (Joo Nogueira/Paulo César Pinheiro), “Guerreira,” “Feira de Mangaio,” (Sivuca/G Clara Nunes, an orphan from infancy, found work as a manual worker in a workplace beset by problems and poverty. She won the Minas Gerais division of the national competition A Voz de Ouro ABC in 1960 and finished third in the national final. She had her own program at TV Itacolomi after being hired by a radio station (Minas Gerais). She also performed in nightclubs and was named best vocalist of the year three times. In 1965, she relocated to Rio de Janeiro and was recruited by TV Continental. The debut album, A Voz Adorável de Clara Nunes, was released the following year. Singing boleros and sambas-canço, her first samba success, “Você Passa E Eu Acho Graça” (Ataulfo Alves/Carlos Imperial), didn’t come until 1968. In 1970, she achieved success with the Portela samba-enredo “Ilu Ayê” (Norival Reis/Silvestre Davi da Silva) and “É Baiana” (Fabrcio da Silva/Baianinho/nio Santos Ribeiro/Miguel Pancrácio). Sabiá Sabiô, her debut performance, premiered in 1972. In the same year, the samba “Tristeza Pé No Cho” (Armando Fernandes) sold over 100,000 copies. She launched the performance O Poeta, A Moça e O Violo in Salvador in 1973, accompanied by Vincius de Moraes and Toquinho. She appeared in Lisbon, Portugal, the same year, and at the MIDEM the next year (Cannes, France). Her album Alvorecer, released in 1974, featured the hits “Conto de Areia” (Romildo/Toninho), “Menino de Deus” (Mauro Duarte/Paulo César Pinheiro), and “Meu Sapato Já Furou” (Elton Medeiros/Mauro Duarte), selling 300,000 copies and paving the way for other female singers such as Alcione and Beth Carvalho. She visited many European countries in 1975. Claridade, her most popular album, was released in this year, followed by the equally successful Canto Das Três Raças. In 1980, she had another huge success with “Morena de Angola,” a song composed particularly for her by Chico Buarque. She died during a contentious varicose veins operation, causing widespread outrage.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How did Clara Nunes die?
A: Clara Nunes died from complications resulting from a brain hemorrhage.
When did Clara Nunes die?
A: Clara Nunes died on the 27th of April, 2017.
Who is Clara Nunez?
A: Clara Nunez is a physicist and researcher of artificial intelligence. She has been a part of the development of AI for over 30 years, primarily at IBM Research in New York City.