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Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic

Born: October 17, 1922 | Died: January 12, 2001

Luiz Bonfa was a Brazilian guitarist and composer best known for the compositions he penned for the film Black Orpheus.

Bonfa was born on October 17, 1922 in Rio de Janeiro. He began teaching himself to play guitar as a child; he studied in Rio with Uruguayan classical guitarist Isaias Savio from the age of twelve. These weekly lessons entailed a long, harsh commute by rail and on foot from his family home in the western rural outskirts of Rio de Janeiro to the teacher's home in the hills of Santa Teresa. Given Bonfa's extraordinary dedication and talent for the guitar, Savio excused the youngster's inability to pay for his lessons....
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Featured recording “Jazz Samba Encore!”

Jazz Samba Encore!

Verve Music Group
1963
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