Loalwa Braz

1953 - 2017

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Loalwa Braz Vieira (3 June 1953 – 19 January 2017) was a Brazilian vocalist and musician, best known for providing the lead vocals for the French-Brazilian recording act Kaoma for their 1989 cover of the hit "Llorando se fue" (by Ulysses Hermosa, lead singer of the popular Bolivian folk group 'Los Kjarkas'), later renamed as "Lambada". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loalwa Braz has received more than 287,822 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Loalwa Braz is the 331st most popular singer (up from 341st in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 113th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Brazilian Singer.

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Among singers, Loalwa Braz ranks 331 out of 3,541Before her are Ricky Nelson, Giuditta Pasta, Jon Anderson, Shi Pei Pu, Bobby Solo, and Laura Pausini. After her are Marc Bolan, Michael Bolton, Serge Reggiani, Albert Hammond, Dave Evans, and Stevie Nicks.

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Among people born in 1953, Loalwa Braz ranks 73Before her are Cha Bum-kun, Tchéky Karyo, Alfred Molina, Hans Krankl, Alberto Zaccheroni, and Mata Amritanandamayi. After her are Mary Steenburgen, Michael Bolton, Claudio Gentile, Dave Evans, László Bölöni, and William Petersen. Among people deceased in 2017, Loalwa Braz ranks 103Before her are Tobe Hooper, Anne Wiazemsky, Jean d'Ormesson, Albert Speer, Colin Dexter, and Magdalena Abakanowicz. After her are Dick Bruna, Violet Brown, Jannis Kounellis, Don Rickles, Peter Abrahams, and Tomas Milian.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Loalwa Braz ranks 117 out of 1,947Before her are Adriano (1982), Deco (1977), Robinho (1984), Chico Xavier (1910), Augusto Boal (1931), and Baden Powell (1937). After her are Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior (1943), Fernando Meirelles (1955), Chico Mendes (1944), Émerson Leão (1949), and Fernando Collor de Mello (1949).

Among SINGERS In Brazil

Among singers born in Brazil, Loalwa Braz ranks 4Before her are Roberto Carlos (1941), Astrud Gilberto (1940), and Elis Regina (1945). After her are Gal Costa (1945), Maria Bethânia (1946), Jorge Ben (1942), Luiz Gonzaga (1912), Naná Vasconcelos (1944), Michel Teló (1981), Beth Carvalho (1946), and Flora Purim (1942).

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