MUSICIAN

Antônio Carlos Jobim

1927 - 1994

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Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (25 January 1927 – 8 December 1994), also known as Tom Jobim (Portuguese pronunciation: [tõ ʒoˈbĩ]), was a Brazilian composer, pianist, songwriter, arranger and singer. Considered one of the great exponents of Brazilian music, Jobim internationalized bossa nova and, with the help of important American artists, merged it with jazz in the 1960s to create a new sound with popular success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antônio Carlos Jobim has received more than 1,018,853 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Antônio Carlos Jobim is the 64th most popular musician (down from 45th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 10th in 2019) and the most popular Brazilian Musician.

Antônio Carlos Jobim is most famous for his bossa nova compositions, and the song "The Girl from Ipanema."

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Antônio Carlos Jobim ranks 64 out of 2,675Before him are Robert Johnson, Pablo Casals, Syd Barrett, Glenn Gould, Pablo de Sarasate, and Lemmy. After him are Iggy Pop, Chet Baker, Alexander Glazunov, Sviatoslav Richter, Goran Bregović, and Dean Martin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Antônio Carlos Jobim ranks 18Before him are Lawrence Kohlberg, Vladimir Komarov, Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, Turgut Özal, and Janet Leigh. After him are Sidney Poitier, Kim Young-sam, Mary Higgins Clark, Niklas Luhmann, Maurice Béjart, and Margaret Keane. Among people deceased in 1994, Antônio Carlos Jobim ranks 16Before him are Linus Pauling, Ayrton Senna, Andrei Chikatilo, Burt Lancaster, Kurt Cobain, and Giulietta Masina. After him are Mas Oyama, Léon Degrelle, Paul Feyerabend, George Peppard, Guy Debord, and Jan Tinbergen.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Antônio Carlos Jobim ranks 18 out of 1,947Before him are Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Jorge Amado (1912), Mário Zagallo (1931), Sócrates (1954), Ronaldo (1976), and Vavá (1934). After him are Rivellino (1946), Paulo Freire (1921), João Havelange (1916), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), and Emerson Fittipaldi (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In Brazil

Among musicians born in Brazil, Antônio Carlos Jobim ranks 1After him are João Gilberto (1931), Gilberto Gil (1942), Caetano Veloso (1942), Chico Buarque (1944), Sérgio Mendes (1941), Baden Powell (1937), Milton Nascimento (1942), Toquinho (1946), Hermeto Pascoal (1936), Nelson Freire (1944), and Zequinha de Abreu (1880).