Dorival Caymmi
Busby Berkeley
(Movies & TV)
Carlos Gardel
Don Ameche
(Movies & TV)
Irving Cummings
(Movies & TV)
Nella Walker
(Movies & TV)

See also

Carmen Miranda

Knowledge Identifier: +Carmen_Miranda


Carmen Miranda

Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, actress and Hollywood film star in the 1940s and 1950sadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1909.

Countries: United States (59%), Brazil (17%), (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Carmen, Dorival Caymmi, Busby Berkeley

Linked to: Billboard, Decca Records, Saks Fifth Avenue, United Artists




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Carmen Miranda was born in 1909 add something


Miranda went to work in a tie shop at age 14 to help pay her sister's medical bills. add something


Her extraordinary talent was discovered when Miranda was first introduced to composer Josue de Barros, who went on to promote and record her first album with a Brunswick, a German recording company in 1929. add something


In 1930, she was known to be Brazil's gem singer, and in 1933 went on to sign a two-year contract with Radio Mayrink Veiga, becoming the first contract singer in the radio industry history of Brazil. add something


Irving Cummings - Cummings was known for the big splashy 1930s Technicolor musicals with popular leading ladies such as Betty Grable, Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, and Shirley Temple he directed at 20th Century Fox


Mario Reis - He recorded many hits with Carmen Miranda and Francisco Alves, with whom performed frequently in the 1930s, all of which are regarded as amongst the finest Brazilian singers of this period


Dorival Caymmi - He first achieved widespread recognition in 1933, when at age 16, he composed the song "O Que É Que a Baiana Tem-" for singer Carmen Miranda


In 1934, she was invited as a guest performer in Radio Belgrano in Buenos Aires . add something


These costumes led to Saks Fifth Avenue developing a line of turbans and jewelry inspired by Carmen Miranda in 1939. add something


During a visit to Brazil in 1940, Miranda was heavily criticized for giving in to American commercialism and projecting a false image of Brazil. add something


Miranda made a total of fourteen Hollywood films between 1940 and 1953 and was dubbed The Brazilian Bombshell. add something


Cesar Romero - Romero danced and performed comedy in the 20th Century Fox films he starred in opposite Carmen Miranda and Betty Grable, such as "Week-End in Havana" and "Springtime in the Rockies", in the 1940s


Busby Berkeley - His next stop was at 20th Century-Fox for 1943's "The Gang's All Here", in which Berkeley choreographed Carmen Miranda's Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat number


Adolph Green - Among the members of the company was a young comedian named Judy Tuvim, who later changed her name to Judy Holliday, and Green's good friend, a young musician named Leonard Bernstein, frequently accompanied them on the piano. The act's success earned them a movie offer and the Revuers traveled west in hopes of finding fame in "Greenwich Village", a 1944 movie starring Carmen Miranda and Don Ameche, but their roles were so small they barely were noticed, and they quickly returned to New York


Carmen Miranda as Chita Chula performing "Chico Chico" in 1946 Doll Face. add something


Nella Walker - Now later in her career, and over 60 years of age, she slowed her career for a time, not having another role until 1950 when she appeared in "Nancy Goes to Rio" alongside Ann Sothern and Carmen Miranda


After returning to the United States, Miranda made her final film appearance in the 1953 film Scared Stiff with Martin and Lewis. add something


Carmen Miranda died in 1955 add something


On 4 August 1955, Miranda suffered a heart attack during a segment of the live NBC television series, The Jimmy Durante Show. add something


On 4 August 1955, Miranda unknowingly suffered a mild heart attack while performing during the taping of an episode of "The Jimmy Durante Show" add something


On 4 August 1955, Miranda was taping a segment for the NBC variety series "The Jimmy Durante Show" add something


In February 1960, she earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame add something


Elis Regina - She won her first festival song contest in 1965 singing "Arrastão" by Edu Lobo and Vinícius de Moraes, which, when released as a single, made her the biggest selling Brazilian recording artist since Carmen Miranda


Jacques Morali - In 1975, Morali told Belolo about his intention to adapt the Brazilian song "Brazil" from a musical starring Carmen Miranda


Carman Miranda was discussed extensively in Cynthia Enloe's book, "Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics", London: Pandora Press, 1989, she has worked as a feminist researcher, author and activist add something


Caetano Veloso paid tribute to Miranda for her early samba recordings made in Rio when he recorded "Disseram que Voltei Americanizada" on the live album "Circuladô Vivo" in 1992 add something


Gal Costa - Costa appeared in the 1995 film "The Mandarin" as the singer Carmen Miranda


On 25 September 1998, a city square in Hollywood was named Carmen Miranda Square in a ceremony headed by longtime honorary mayor of Hollywood, Johnny Grant, who was one of the singer's personal friends dating back to World War II. Brazil's Consul General Jorió Gama was on hand for opening remarks, as were members of Bando da Lua, Carmen Miranda's original band add something


Since 2008, the heirs of Carmen Miranda created the 'Carmen Miranda Administração e Licenciamento', the company is responsible for protecting and administering the artistic legacy of Carmen Miranda add something


In 2009, the recording of "O que é que a baiana tem-" by Dorival Caymmi, sung by Miranda in 1939, was selected for preservation in the Library of Congress add something


In 2011, along with Selena, Celia Cruz, Carlos Gardel and Tito Puente, Carmen Miranda was immortalized by the U.S. Postal Service in the series of Postage stamp: Latin Music Legends add something


In 2014, "Down Argentine Way" and "The Gang's All Here" were deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry add something


Carmen - MARÍLIA PÊRA VOLTA A VIVER CARMEN MIRANDA. Visited on 17 November 2014 add something


At the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, there was a special tribute to Carmen Miranda before the athletes' parade, featuring singer Roberta Sá playing Miranda add something


In 9 February 2017, she was honored with a Google doodle in commemoration to the 108th anniversary of her birth add something