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Nelson Cavaquinho (1910–1986)

Nelson Cavaquinho was born on October 28, 1910 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Nelson Antônio da Silva. He died on February 17, 1986 in Rio de Janeiro. See full bio »

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 2012 Sweet Mother (TV Movie) (performer: "Juízo Final" - uncredited) / (writer: "Juízo Final" - uncredited)
 2010 Som Brasil (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nelson Cavaquinho (2010) ... (writer: "Folhas Secas", "A Flor e o Espinho", "Juízo Final", "Sempre Mangueira", "Pranto de Poeta", "Vou Partir", "Luz Negra", "Rugas", "O Bem e o Mal", "Degraus da Vida", "Quando Eu Me Chamar Saudade", "Minha Festa", "Palhaço")
 2008 Linha de Passe (writer: "Juízo Final")
 2007 City of Men (writer: "Flor E O Espinho" - uncredited)
 2006 Forbidden to Forbid (performer: "Juízo Final") / (writer: "Juízo Final")
 2000 Woman on Top (writer: "A Flor e o Espinho")
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 2007 Na Batucada da Vida (TV Movie)
 1975 O Casal
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 1979 Muito Prazer
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 1975 O Casal
 1969 Nelson Cavaquinho (Documentary short)
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 2010 Som Brasil (TV Series)
- Nelson Cavaquinho (2010) ... Himself
 2007 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series)
- Nara Leão (2007) ... Himself
 2007 Cartola - Música Para os Olhos (Video documentary)

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