Orlandivo Honorio de Souza (Itajaí, 5 August 1937 - Rio de Janeiro, February 8, 2017) also known as Orlandivo and Orlann Divo was a Brazilian singer, composer, and percussionist.
His songs have been performed by many artists such as Ed Lincoln, Golden Boys, Conjunto Farroupilha, Humberto Garin, Simonal, Cauby Peixoto, Angela Maria, João Donato, Sonia Delfino, Trio Esperança, Doris Monteiro, Claudette Soares, Jorge Ben, Elza Soares, Celso Murilo and Luís Carlos Vinhas, among others, besides the instrumental sets of Astor Silva, Maestro Zacaria, Waldir Calmon, Carlos Monteiro de Souza, Moacir Silva, Walter Wanderley, Carl Tjader, Fats Elpídio, Velhinhos Transviados and Tamba 4, among others. In 1974 , he composed with Arnaud Rodrigues the song "Vou bater pra tu", recorded by Baiano e os Novos Caetanos. This song was successful even in Europe. In 1976 he released the LP "Orlan Divo", with arrangements by João Donato . He founded the dance band Ipanema Dance, composed of 12 musicians.
In 2006, he released for Deckdisc the CD "Sambaflex", produced by Henrique Cazes , in which he interpreted classics of his career.
He passed away in Rio de Janeiro on February 8, 2017
1961 - Samba Toff / Amor Go and Come / Come Pro Samba / Summer Days - Musidisc (EP)
1962 - Samba in Japan / Love Quadradinho - Musidisc (78)
1962 - Going Slowly / Playing Samba - Musidisc (78)
1962 - The Key of Success - Musidisc (LP)
1964 - Orlan Divo - Musidisc (LP)
1965 - Samba in Parallel - Musidisc (LP)
1976 - Orlan Divo - Copacabana (LP)
2006 - Sambaflex - DeckDisc (CD)
Participations as a musician
Ed Lincoln - Ed Lincoln (1968 - LP Savoy); From Savoy Combo (1969 - LP Savoy)
Eumir Deodato - Professors 73 / Skyscrapers 1973 - LP Team (BRA) / CTI (USA)
Jaime Alem and Nair Cândia - Jaime & Nair (1974 - LP CID)
Edson Frederico - Edson Frederico and A Transa (1975 - LP RCA)
Emílio Santiago - Emílio Santiago (1975 - LP / CD CID)
Odair Head of Poet & Grupo Capote - Forró Goes to Be a Doctor (1975 - LP CID)
Maria Aparecida Martins - Aparecida (1975 - LP CID); They were 17 Years (1976 - LP CID); May 13 (1979 - LP RCA)
Zé Carlos - Vamos Nessa (1977 - LP CID)
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