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Milton Nascimento

Milton NascimentoBorn: 26-Oct-1942
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter

Nationality: Brazil
Executive summary: Clube da Esquina

Raised in Três Pontas, Minas Gerais. Began working as a crooner at age 13, and recorded his first single in 1966. Nascimento became nationally established following the release of the double album Clube da Esquina (1972), a collaboration with lyricists Fernando Brant, Beto Guedes, and the brothers Márcio and Lô Borges, which was soon canonized and spawned an eponymous musical style in the region.

Mother: Maria do Carmo Nascimento (biological, d. 1944)
Father: Josino Brito (bank clerk, adoptive)
Mother: Lília Silva (music teacher, adoptive)

    Grammy World Music, for Nascimento (1997)
    Risk Factors: Anorexia

    Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America (6-Jun-2013) · Himself
    Fitzcarraldo (4-Mar-1982)

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