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Alcione

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Alcione is a prominent Brazilian samba singer who was born into a musical family. Talented also on the clarinet and trumpet, she moved to Rio de Janeiro and played in clubs and appeared on television. She went on to record several albums including 'Ao Vivo', which won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Samba/Pagode Album in 2003. Other releases include 'A Voz do Samba' (1975), 'Alcione' (1981), 'Fruto E Raiz' (1986), 'Nosso Nome: Resistência' (1987), 'Promessa' (1991), 'Brasil de Oliveira da Silva do Samba' (1994), 'Celebraçao' (1998), 'Nos Bares da Vida' (2000) and 'Eterna Algeria' (2013). Popular tracks include 'Gostoso Veneno', 'Lá Cem Você' and 'Nao Deixe O Samba Morrer'.

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