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Nascimento, Milton (<i>born</i> 1942), composer, singer, instrumentalist

Gerard Béhague

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Rio de Janeiro, 26 Oct 1942). Brazilian composer, singer and instrumentalist. As a child he was taken by his adoptive parents to Três Pontas in Minas Gerais, where his mother taught him the piano. He also learned the accordion, guitar and bass. At 15 he formed his own vocal group, Luar de Prata, which included Wagner Tiso, a keyboard player and arranger who worked with Nascimento throughout his career.

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