Antonio Carlos Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim

Highest Rated: 87% Black Orpheus (1959)

Lowest Rated: 33% Gabriela (1983)

Birthday: Jan 25, 1927

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In his native Brazil, Antônio Carlos Jobim was a beloved national treasure. Known to most simply by the nickname "Tom," the pianist and songwriter was instrumental in creating bossa nova, an intoxicating blend of jazz and samba that became all the rage internationally in the late 1950s. The composer of a string of classics, Jobim was the face of Brazilian popular music for a generation.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 80% This is Bossa Nova (Coisa Mais Linda: Histórias e Casos da Bossa Nova) Unknown (Character) - 2006
73% 74% Next Stop Wonderland Original Music $3.4M 1998
33% 48% Gabriela Music - 1983
87% 86% Black Orpheus Original Music - 1959