Wikipedia : This day (September 26, 2000), in Rio de Janeiro, died Baden Powell de Aquino, a Brazilian guitarist.
Baden Powell – Brazilian Guitar : His album Tristeza On Guitar was in 1966 an international success. In 1967 he gave a concert at the Berliner Jazztage, which was enthusiastically celebrated in Germany. From these days forward the german audience honored and loved him.
@ allmusic : A gifted instrumentalist and composer, he bridges the gap between classical artistry and popular warmth and was a key figure in the bossa nova movement.
@last.fm : During those years, he studied advanced harmony with Moacir Santos, released recordings in the Brazilian labels Elenco and Forma, as well as in the French label Barclay and the German label MPS/Saba (notably, his 1966 Tristeza on Guitar, consider by many to be a high point in his career). In addition, he was the house guitarist for Elenco, and Elis Regina’s TV show “O Fino da Bossa”.