Born in Rio de Janeiro, Rose realized she had the gift of singing at a very early age.
Everyone from her mother's side was a musician. She is the great-grand daughter of the conductor and composer CUPERTINO DE MENEZES and grand daughter of the guitar player and composer MANUEL DE MENEZES. Cupertino, also a flutist, was a band member of a “choro” group led by Callado Junior and Chiquinha Gonzaga, two of the most prominent musicians from this era. Manuel was partner - in music, adventures and “Bohemia - of the most important Brazilian composer in the early 30's - Noel Rosa.
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