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About Marisa Monte While classically trained in opera singing, she grew up surrounded by the sounds of the Portela samba school, and combines diverse influences into her music. After failing to break through 1980s Brazilian Pop rock she went to semi-exile in Italy where she met the famous producer Nelson Motta (soon her boyfriend). Thereafter she became a hybrid of MPB diva and Pop rock performer. While most of her music is in the style of modern MPB, she has also recorded traditional samba and folk tunes, as well and songs by Marvin Gaye and Lou Reed. Much of her work has been in collaboration with musicians/songwriters Carlinhos Brown, Arnaldo Antunes, and Nando Reis, and producer Arto Lindsay. She has also worked with foreign artists such as Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Julieta Venegas.

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Brazil Musicians Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
20. Fernando Mendes 2217
21. Sergio Sampaio 1900
22. Dinho 1867
23. Tom Jobim 1685
24. Marisa Monte 1586
25. Belchior 1576
26. Ângela Maria 1187
27. Caetano Veloso 1180

Musicians Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
267. Fito Paez 1638
269. John Lennon 1622
271. Marisa Monte 1586
271. Assi El Hellani 1527
272. Özlem Tekin 1571
273. Belchior 1576
273. Amy Lynn Hartzler 1471
273. Vlatko Lozanoski 1500
274. Elaha Sorur 1476
274. Kamran Hooman Jafari 1378
274. Angham 1488
275. Allison Iraheta 1371
275. Hariclea Darclee 1394