Herivelto Martins
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Herivelto Martins

Herivelto de Oliveira Martins (also Herivelto Martins) (Engenheiro Paulo de Frontin, Brazil, January 30, 1912 - Rio de Janeiro, September 16, 1992) was a Brazilian composer, singer, and music player.

Martins was the author of many classic Brazilian songs, especially sambas. They include:

  • Da cor do meu violão
  • Ave Maria no Morro
  • Praça onze
  • Que rei sou eu?

Martins formed the Trio de Ouro group in 1936 with Nilo Chagas and his wife, Dalva de Oliveira. Martin's son, Pery Ribeiro, became a highly successful singer of Bossa Nova, and Música popular brasileira and Jazz.

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