Milton Nascimento: “Feito nós-raríssimo”

3 Jan

Around the world in music Monday — starting with Brazil, where Milton Nascimento’s last name means birth in his native Portuguese. The song Coracao de Estudante remembered a student killed by police in 1968 and helped birth his career. Said one critic: “(His) music could not have been created by anyone but a passionately partisan Brazilian national, yet he consistently transcends his dearly held cultural identity.”

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