Carlos José

Carlos José Ramos dos Santos (September 22, 1934 – May 9, 2020), better known as simply Carlos José, was a Brazilian singer-songwriter of the genre seresta.

Carlos José
Birth nameCarlos José Ramos dos Santos
Born(1934-09-22)September 22, 1934
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
DiedMay 9, 2020(2020-05-09) (aged 85)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GenresSeresta
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1957–2020
LabelsPolydor Records, Odeon Records, Continental Records, CBS Records International, RCA Records, Polydisc

LifeEdit

He started his singing career at Um Instante Maestro, a radio program created by Flávio Cavalcanti and broadcast at Rádio Nacional Rio de Janeiro.[1]

Active from 1957 to 2020, José released eight studio albums and one extended play from 1959 to 2005, with two of them being a compilation of greatest hits.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Aside from musical career, Carlos José also had a Law degree,[11]and practiced law for a couple of years before giving up to pursue a full time musical career.[1]

Personal life and deathEdit

On May 9, 2020, José died in Rio de Janeiro due to complications brought on by COVID-19.[12][13]

At the time of his death, José was married to Vera Goulart.[13]

José also had two heirs from his previous marriage to journalist Maria D'Ajuda.[11]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Album details
1959 LP Carlos José[4]
1960 Carlos José Canta Para Você[2]
1963 A Poesia de Caymmi va voz de Carlos José[3]
1965 LP Carlos José[5]
1972 LP Carlos José[6]
1974 LP Carlos José[7]
1977 Os Grandes Sucessos de Carlos José[8]
2005 20 Super Sucessos de Carlos José – Vol. 2[9]
  • Label: Polydisc
  • Format: CD

Extended playsEdit

Year Album Album details
1975 CPD: Carlos José[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Carlos José: dados Artísticos". Dicionário da Música Popular Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Carlos José Canta Para Você3". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "A Poesia de Caymmi na voz de Carlos José". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "LP Carlos José". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "LP Carlos José 1". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  6. ^ a b "LP Carlos José 2". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  7. ^ a b "LP Carlos José 3". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  8. ^ a b "Os Grandes Sucessos de Carlos José". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  9. ^ a b "20 Super Sucessos de Carlos José – Vol. 2". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  10. ^ a b "CPD: Carlos José". Instituto Memorial Música Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  11. ^ a b "Carlos José: Biografia". Dicionário da Música Popular Brasileira. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  12. ^ "Morre o cantor Carlos José, aos 85 anos, vítima de Covid-19". O Globo. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  13. ^ a b "Cantor Carlos José morre com suspeita da Covid-19 no Rio". G1. Retrieved May 11, 2020.

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