Antonio Carlos Jobim


Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, pianist, and guitarist. Also known simply as Tom Jobim. Jobim was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1991.

Born: 25 January 1927 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Died: 8 December 1994 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 67).

Considered as the primary force behind the creation of the Bossa Nova style of Brazilian music, his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists, both within Brazil and across the world. Associated with the publisher [l=Corcovado Music Corp.]

Father of [a=Paulo Jobim] and [a636570]