Clara Nunes

Clara Nunes

samba, mpb, brasil, female vocalists, brazilian

Clara Nunes (Cedro da Cachoeira, 12 August 1943 or 1942 — Rio de Janeiro, 2 April 1983), is considered one of the major Brasilian singers of samba music, next to Beth Carvalho and Alcione . Born in rural Minas Gerais in the Cedro da Cachoeira district, which at the time was a part of the Paraopeba local district, later to become Caetanópolis. Her date of birth is unknown, but is thought to be in 1942 or 1943. Nunes had a big hit with "Conto de areia"(Romildo/ Toninho) from her 1974 LP Alvorecer