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NEI LOPES (Rio, RJ.05.09.1942)

NEI LOPES (Rio, RJ.05.09.1942)

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Nei Lopes, former attorney, began his artistic career in the early 1970s, when he became a professional composer of Brazilian popular music. He also stood out for his activism for the civil rights of black people and published several books, articles and essays on the theme. Is an established songwriter. Has recorded and performed versions of his own songs as well as other composers’ songs.