Luiz Melodia :: Maravilhas Contemporî¢neas

"We weren't people that simply obeyed. You could say that we sidestepped all the house rules, the recording studio; we simply broke away from situations that weren't convenient. I have always believed in what I do." L.M.

Born Luî­s Carlos dos Santos, Brazil's Luiz Melodia died last summer at the age of 66. Singer, songwriter, player and actor, Melodia's professional career as a musician began in 1963 and continued until his death, working within and around various permutations of samba, soul and become a member or log in.