Gastao Formenti

Gastao Formenti

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Son of a painter who used to sing operas in his free time, Gastão Formenti successfully developed talents in both areas. In the popular music, Formenti had great success as a romantic singer, also recording several themes in the then-fashionable styles sertanejo (folk) and folkloric (with highlights for his renditions for Waldemar Henrique's tunes in 1934 and 1935), along with a few Carnival hits. One of the great Brazilian singers, Formenti recorded more than 300 compositions. ... Read more

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