Rita Lee Jones, known as Rita Lee, (December 31, 1947) is a Brazilian rock singer and composer. Lee was born in São Paulo, Brazil, from an U.S. American father and an Italo-Brazilian mother. She used to be part of a rock group called Os Mutantes. After she left the group, she became the band leader of "Rita Lee & Tutti Frutti" and then went on to enjoy a successful solo career.
She recorded more than 30 albums in her 40 years of success. Known as the "Queen of Brazilian Rock," Lee remains one of the most important figures in Brazilian music.
She is also an actress, television host and an author of children's books.