Bebel Gilberto talks about her music career

Multi-Grammy-nominated Bebel Gilberto sat down with our Darlene Dorsey to talk about her music career, life in general and more.

Gilberto was born in New York to Brazilian music icons João Gilberto and Miúcha. Her musical education was her childhood in Brazil. She was surrounded by extended family including her uncle Chico Buarque and family friends like Milton Nacimento, Tom Jobim, Caetano Veloso, and João Donato; she made her first recording at age 7.

“I just turned 48, so it’s been 41 years!” exclaims Bebel with a laugh, “I’m really proud, but tired too!”

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