May East (also known as Maria Elisa Capparelli Pinheiro) is a Brazilian musician and an activist.
As a musician, East started her career as a singer in the band Gang 90 & Absurdettes circa 1980. In 1984 she released her first single, "Fire in the jungle/Índio", in Brazil and The Netherlands and some months later, her first album, Remota Batucada. The music was an original brand of electronica, folk music, and new wave pop. East also released the albums… read more