1927 - Born on January 25th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Co-author of the song "Girl from Ipanema" ("Garota de Ipanema" in the original Portuguese), one of the most played and recorded songs ever. - Considered one of the greatest popular composers of 20th century. 1949 - Married Thereza Hermanny on October 15th. 1959 - He composed song "The Girl From Ipanema" and the score for the movie "Black Orpheus". 1986 - Married Ana Beatriz Lontra on April 30th. 1994 - Died on December 8th in Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City.
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