Ary Barroso

Born: Brazil, Ubá, MG, 11/16/1903 Died: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 2/9/1964

One of the samba-exaltation genre precursors, is the author of Aquarela do Brasil, his most famous samba. Adopted by the city of Rio de Janeiro, fanatic Flamengo football team, he was not only a composer, football commentator and radio broadcaster. Produced a great work with hundreds of compositions that include classics as No rancho fundo and Camisa Amarela.