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Girl From Ipanema - The (ver. 4) by Antonio Carlos Jobim - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
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"The Girl from Ipanema" ("Garota de Ipanema") is a well-known bossa nova song, a worldwide hit in the mid-1960s that won a Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965. It was written in 1962, with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Portuguese lyrics by Vinicius de Moraes with English lyrics written later by Norman Gimbel. It was also famously sung and played by Jobim in 1965 on the Andy Williams show. The first commercial recording was in 1962, by Pery Ribeiro. The version performed by Astrud Gilberto, along with Joo Gilberto and Stan Getz, from the 1963 album Getz/Gilberto, became an international hit, reaching #5 in the U.S., #29 in the UK, and charting highly throughout the world. Numerous recordings have been used in movies, sometimes as an elevator music clich (for example, near the end of The Blues Brothers). In 2004, it was one of 50 recordings chosen that year by the Library of Congress to be.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (January 25; 1927 in Rio de Janeiro December 8; 1994 in New York City); also known as Tom Jobim; was a Grammy Award-winning Brazilian songwriter; composer; arranger; singer; and pianist guitarist. A primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style; Jobim is acknowledged as one of the most influential popular composers of the 20th century.His songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists within Brazil and internationally.Jobims musical roots were planted firmly in the work of Pixinguinha; the legendary musician and composer who began modern Brazilian music in the 1930s. "The Girl from Ipanema" ("Garota de Ipanema") is a well-known bossa nova song, a worldwide hit in the mid-1960s that won a Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965. It was written in 1962, with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Portuguese lyrics by Vinicius de Moraes with English lyrics written later by Norman Gimbel. It was also famously sung and played by Jobim in 1965 on the Andy Williams show. The first commercial recording was in 1962, by Pery Ribeiro. The version performed by Astrud Gilberto, along with Joo.
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