Brazilian music

Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Gil is a Brazilian singer-songwriter and politician, known for both his musical innovation and political activism. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil’s Minister of culture in the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Gil’s musical style incorporates an eclectic range of influences, including rock, Brazilian genres including samba, African music and reggae. Now his music is preserved forever in the Arctic World Archive.

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