This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singer
Wikipedia : This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singer
Gal Costa : Costa debuted her professional career on the night of August 22, 1964 on the concert Nós, por exemplo, where she performed alongside Veloso, Gil, Maria Bethânia and Tom Zé, among others. The concert inaugurated the Vila Velha Theatre in her hometown.
@ allmusic : Gal Costa is an awarded singer with an extensive solo discography and international experience. A fundamental presence in the Tropicalia movement, she has been in Brazil’s leading team of singers for decades.
@last.fm : Fellow musician Caetano Veloso, Maria Bethânia’s brother, introduced her to Gilberto Gil and Tom Zé in 1963, who managed to secure her a recording deal in São Paulo for her debut album Domingo with Caetano Veloso. In 1973, the cover of Costa’s album “India” was censored due to her wearing a risque red bikini.