Death of Brazil’s top talent man, 86

Brazilian musicians are mourning the passing of André Midani, the Syrian-born executive behind the bossa nova boom.

Starting out with Decca in France, he revitalised Phonogram/Philips with the likes of Tom Jobim, Gilberto Gil, Belchior, João Gilberto and more.

He wound up head of Universal Music in Brazil.

 

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