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Son of the violeiro (Brazilian viola player), repentista (verse improviser), and harmonica player Severino Alves de Souza, Ataulfo Alves (Ataulfo Alves de Sousa - May 2,1909 Miraí/MG - April 20,1969 Rio de Janeiro) at age eight already was responding in verses to his father's desafios (cutting contests). Becoming an orphan at age ten, he worked in several jobs, moving to Rio in 1927. There he continued to work, frequenting rodas de samba in his leisure hours. At that time… read more

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  • Avatar for djoongo
    Sei que é covardia, mas...
  • Avatar for nathanaelkan
    he is the symbol of great Brazilian music.
  • Avatar for AdrianaBS
    100 anos de ataulfo. salve o samba.
  • Avatar for Zehpop
    quero morrer numa batucada de bamba, na cadencia bonita do samba
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    HIMENSCOMPLACENTES/ a banda de rock da “pirambeira”da Lapinha.Um excelente 2009 para todos! Salvador-Bahia/BRAZIL http://www.bandasdegaragem.uol.com.br/himenscomplacentes http://www.myspace.com/himencomplacente
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    Roberto Carlos como tag? hahahah!

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