Aloysio de Oliveira

Aloysio de Oliveira (December 30, 1914 – February 4, 1995) was a Brazilian record producer, singer, actor and composer.

Key figure in the internationalization of Brazilian popular music, Aloísio de Oliveira toke part to Carmen Miranda's career abroad with his own musical ensemble: "Bando da Lua", which he founded in 1929 with Hélio Jordão Pereira, Afonso Osório, Stênio Osório, Armando Osório, Osvaldo Éboli, Ivo Astolfi, Diego Astolfi and some other cousins of the latter for a total of 12 people. With the death of Miranda in August 1955 the group disbanded. Back in Brazil, Aloísio directed the command of Odeon Records, then created his own record label: the Elenco, producing dozens of discs and launching important names of bossa nova as Tom Jobim.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 30th, 1914 (Rio de Janeiro), Died February 4th, 1995 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

Notes: Name also appears as Aloysio Oliveira, and Aloisio de Oliveira.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor 65918 10-in. 12/15/1933 A hora é boa Bando da Lua Vocal and instrumental ensemble songwriter  


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