- Martinho da Vila
Martinho da Vila (born Martinho José Ferreira on February 12, 1938 in Duas Barras, Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian samba musician (singer and composer). His music shows influence from the region he was born, such as the calango rhythm.
He is also politically active and a prominent figure and spokesperson for afro-brazilian issues as well as for the Brazilian Communist Party. He is an author of 6 books, and has been a recording artist since 1969.
Apart from his own interpretations Simone stands out as one of his greatest interpreters; with a whole album dedicated to him, entitled Café com leite.
- ^ "Música de Martinho da Vila dá tom na festa de 84 anos do PCdoB". Diario Vermelho. Archived from the original on 2007-08-05. http://web.archive.org/web/20070805183450/http://www.vermelho.org.br/diario/2006/0323/0323_pc84.asp. Retrieved December 4th, 2009.
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