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Overview (4)

Born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Died in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil  (cocaine overdose)
Birth NameElis Regina Carvalho da Costa
Nickname Pimentinha

Mini Bio (1)

Elis Regina was born on March 17, 1945 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Elis Regina Carvalho da Costa. She was married to César Camargo Mariano and Ronaldo Boscoli. She died on January 19, 1982 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spouse (2)

César Camargo Mariano (1973 - 1981) ( separated) ( 2 children)
Ronaldo Boscoli (5 December 1967 - 11 May 1972) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (12)

Mother of João Marcelo Bôscoli [b. 17 June 1970], from her marriage with Ronaldo Boscoli and singers Pedro Mariano [b. 18 April 1975] and Maria Rita [b. 9 September 1977], from her marriage with César Camargo Mariano.
In 1965 she won the Pop Mucic Brazilian Festival.
Won Gold Berimbau Award for the song "Arrastão".
She was the first artist to sing in Olympia (Paris) twice in the same year.
Elis was a big critic of Brazilian dictatorship.
Died at the age of 36 of overdose (alcholo and cocaine). She was buried in Morumbio Cemetery.
Elis was President of Associação de Interpreter e de Músicos (Interpreters and Musicians Association).
Her ex-husband, César Camargo Mariano, is a pianist.
She was one of the most important pop singers in Brazil.
Started to sing in a radio program called "O Clube do Guri". She was 11 years.
Has a brother named Rogério (born in 1949).
Daughter of Ercy and Romeu Carvalho Costa.

Personal Quotes (1)

I'm a wet blanket. They won't govern me, no! Do you think it's like 'Decipher me or I'll devour you'? You will neither devour me nor decipher me, never! I am the sphinx, and so what?

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