Adoniran Barbosa

Born: Brazil, Valinhos, SP, 8/6/1910 Died: Brazil, São Paulo, SP, 11/23/1982

Composer. Singer. Comedian. Actor. A child of Italian immigrants, João Rubinato was the son of Ferdinando and Emma Rubinato. In the history of Música Popular Brasileira (MPB or Popular Brazilian Music), he is one of the most prominent names in São Paulo culture and artistic production, a highly original musical chronicler of life in his native city.