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Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, better known as Gilberto Gil (ʒiɫˈbɛʁtu ʒiɫ) or, is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his musical innovation and political commitment. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil's Minister of Culture in the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Gil started to play music as a child and was still a teenager when he joined his first band. He began his career as a bossa nova musician, and then grew to write songs that reflected a focus on political awareness and social activism. He was a key figure in the Música Popular Brasileira and tropicália movements of the 1960s, alongside artists such as longtime collaborator Caetano Veloso. The Brazilian military regime that took power in 1964 saw both Gil and Veloso as a threat, and the two were held for nine months in 1969 before they were told to leave the country. Gil moved to London, but returned to state of Bahia in 1972 and continued his musical career, as well as working as a politician and environmental advocate.
Gil's musical style incorporates an eclectic range of influences, including ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Toronto FC vs Chicago Fire: Let The (Many) Games Begin!
2014-07-02
Speaking of fit - Ryan Nelsen has his own injury concerns to contend with as Gilberto aggravated his hip flexor injury scoring his wonder goal on Friday night. Now given there's two games this week it's not a complete tragedy that Ol' Gil can't play ...
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  1. Fireside Chat: Fire vs. Toronto, MLS #15

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Cannibalism case conviction of ex-NYC cop overturned
2014-07-01
Defense lawyer: "Gil is guilty of nothing more than having unconventional thoughts." ... Judge Paul Gardephe ruled late Monday that there was insufficient evidence to support the conviction of Gilberto Valle, defense attorney Julia Gatto said Tuesday.
(The Journal News / Lohud.com)
  1. Former Officer Freed After Conviction Overturned in Cannibal Case
  2. Judge Overturns Conviction in NYPD Cannibal Plot Case
  3. NYPD 'cannibal cop' conviction overturned

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Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen calls showing at New York "extremely pleasing ...
2014-06-28
Toronto then substituted Brazilian forward Gilberto into the match and soon after, he and Defoe had a bit of a coming together over a free kick, Defoe furious that Gilberto claimed the shot. ... “Gil' got that feeling when he got over that ball. He ...
(Major League Soccer)
  1. Toronto FC lets road win slip away
  2. Toronto FC: 2 - NY Red Bulls: 2 - A Point Won, Or Two Lost?
  3. Bradley Wright-Phillips scores in 93rd minute, Red Bulls tie Toronto FC 2-2

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Gilberto Gil completa 72 anos e ganha homenagens nas redes sociais
2014-06-26
Gilberto Gil comemora 72 anos nesta quinta-feira (26) e recebeu vários mensagens de carinho através das redes sociais. Saulo Fernandes - E é só você existir Pro universo Explodir seus sóis E a minha voz Ter razão pra gritar Qualquer coisa Bonita, feliz ...
(Correio da Bahia)
  1. Gilberto Gil ganha bolo de aniversário no dia em que completa 72 anos: 'Mestre'
  2. Gilberto Gil completa 72 anos e ganha parabéns
  3. Gilberto Gil recebe parabéns de familiares

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Gilberto Gil cumple 72 años con una película sobre sus experiencias
2014-06-25
El cantautor brasileño Gilberto Gil celebra su cumpleaños número 72 este jueves y celebra con una película sobre sus experiencias, tras conseguir logros importantes en su larga carrera musical. Considerado uno de los más grandes exponentes de la ...
(notimerica.com)
  1. Gilberto Gil festejará cumpleaños 72 con cinta sobre sus experiencias

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Fernanda Lima, Rodrigo Hilbert e Gilberto Gil se preparam para o jogo do Brasil
2014-06-17
Gilberto Gil também levou a família acompanhado de sua mulher, Flora Gil. Os netos do cantor estavam animados para a partida. Francisco Gil, filho de Preta Gil, também estava na turma. Bruno Mazzeo vai torcer pelo Brasil com o filho, João, de 7 anos.
(Purepeople.com.br)
  1. CE: Antes de jogo, famosos fazem "esquenta" no Beach Park
  2. Fernanda Lima e Rodrigo Hilbert levam gêmeos para torcer em Fortaleza
  3. Fernanda Lima e Rodrigo Hilbert vestem cores da seleção em Fortaleza

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Musica, Simona Molinari duetta con Gilberto Gil: il video
2014-06-14
Alla vigilia dell'esordio della nazionale italiana di calcio nel mondiale brasiliano, esce il nuovo singolo della cantante aquilana Simona Molinari, assieme a una voce d'eccezione: Gilberto Gil. Il singolo, che si chiama Sampa Milano, è stato ...
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    Mondiali, la «sampa» di Simona Molinari e Gilberto Gil
    2014-06-13
    In occasione della prima partita della Nazionale italiana ai Mondiali di Brasile, ecco il nuovo, festoso singolo di Simona Molinari feat. Gilberto Gil Sampa Milano, che celebra le due nazioni e il loro amore per il calcio. Guarda il video in esclusiva ...
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      Gilberto Gil a Auditorium Conciliazione a Roma, al via prevendite
      2014-06-05
      Roma, 5 giu. (TMNews) - Si sono aperte le prevendite per il concerto di Gilberto Gil all'Auditorium Conciliazione a Roma il 24 ottobre prossimo, evento organizzato dall'agenzia Ventidieci e l'Associazione Amici dell'Auditorium, in collaborazione con ...
      (FIRSTonline)
      1. GILBERTO GIL ALL'AUDITORIUM CONCILIAZIONE

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