Augusto Calheiros

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        Augusto Calheiros, a singer of enormous success in the golden age of Brazilian song, introduced northeastern rhythms in Rio with his group Turunas da Mauric+¬ia. Known as "Patativa do Norte," he moved with his family to Recife PE, becoming acquainted with Luperce Miranda's family, all musicians. When the Miranda siblings -- Luperce Miranda (mandolin), Jo+úo Miranda (mandolin), Romualdo Miranda (viol+úo, or acoustic guitar), the blind Manuel de Lima (viol+úo), and Jo+úo Fraz+úo (... Read more

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