Knowledge Identifier: +Carmen_Miranda
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1909.
Countries: United States (59%), Brazil (17%), (14%)
Linked to: Billboard, Decca Records, Saks Fifth Avenue, United Artists
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 .
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
After returning to the United States, Miranda made her final film appearance in the 1953 film Scared Stiff with Martin and Lewis.
Jacques Morali - In 1975, Morali told Belolo about his intention to adapt the Brazilian song "Brazil" from a musical starring Carmen Miranda
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
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
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