Thursday, May 2, 2013

RIP Paulo Vanzolini

Paulo Vanzolini Dies From Pneumonia in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian music lost today one of its finest composers.

Paulo Emilio Vanzolini, April 25, 1923 - April 28, 2013 was a Brazilian scientist and music composer.

He was best known by his samba compositions, including the famous 'Ronda' and 'Boca da Noite', and for his scientific works in herpetology.
He is considered one of the greatest samba composers from São Paulo.
Until his death, he still conducted research at the University of São Paulo and had organize some public performances with his wife.

VANZOLINI, Paulo (Paulo Emilio Vanzolini)
Born: 4/25/1923, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Died: 4/28/2013, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Paulo Vanzolini’s western composer:
Antonio das Mortes - 1969

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