Cartola Google Doodle, Short biography of Brazilian Samba Legend

Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you Google Doodle has been celebrating Brazillian songwriter Cartola’s 115th birthday. Cartola was a mythical Barzillina poet, singer, and composer who was also better known for his mastery of Samba. Since the news has come on the internet it has gone viral on the social media platforms. Currently, this news has been making the rounds on the internet as they are very curious to know about the whole information about the news. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.

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As per the report, Cartola was born on 11 October 1908 in Rio de Janeiro and his birth name was Angenor de Oliveira. He played an important role in shaping the samba and became a precious figure in Brazilian music. He also grew up interested in music, he saw his dad strum the guitar and cavaquinho, adored samba at Carnival, and learned to play his father’s instruments. He had to work jobs to assist and support his family at a young age. he was a painter, bricklayer, construction employee, and mason. This is where he achieved the nickname Cartola. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

As we already mentioned he achieved the nickname Cartola due to the bowler hat he wore to keep cement out of his hair. When Cartolaa was 17 years old, he was already making samba compositions and serving at neighborhood bars. He created a profound and lasting musical collaboration with Carlos Cachaça, a buddy he had met in the Morro da Mangueira community. In 1928, he and Carlos Cachaca along with a few additional musicians, came together to set one of Rio de Janeiro’s earliest samba schools, known as the Estacao Primeira de Mangueira. You are on the right page for more information about the news, so please read the complete article.

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Cartola assumed the role of harmony leader and he played an important part in shaping the school’s musical leadership and samba culture. In 1932 he rose to fame with the chart-topping hit “Divina Dama”. He was a master at showcasing the lyrical language and profound emotional resonance of samba, which he did on the radio program. At the age of 70, this sambista had his inaugural solo show. Here we have shared all the information that we had. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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