Seu Jorge

Biography

The resurgence in popularity of Brazilian samba that commenced during the 2000s owed a great deal to musician Seu Jorge, a native of Rio de Janeiro who enjoyed international crossover acclaim thanks to his genial presence on the soundtracks of such films as Fernando Meirelles' City of God (2002) and Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004). Born Jorge Mario da Silva in 1970, he...