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João Donato de Oliveira Neto was born on 1934 in Brazil, the son of a military father. Still a teenager, he demonstrated more musical than scholastic ability and so left school in 1949. He lived with fellow musicians, played guitar in the bars of Rio de Janeiro and, of course, talked about music. In the 1950s he visited the Sinatra-Farney Fan Clube, considered by many specialists as the school that created the Bossa Nova. Donato befriended individuals such as João… read more

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  • o Acre em destaque rapaz
  • Mestre!
  • Tom Jobim chamava o Donato de professor.
  • grande!!
  • He's able to let each note sound like a smile. Thank you so very much!
  • indeed
  • genio
  • Tem, tem, tem, tudo tem
  • amazing music!
  • Me pergunto o porque? Onde estão os Brasileiros que não dão valor a gênios como este? Será que a música de qualidade tem de ficar confinada a poucos ouvidos como os nossos? O meu porque são muitos, mas a certeza que João Donato é um dos mestres da Música Popular Brasileira, isso não tenho dúvida.

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