Costa, Gal

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Gal Costa
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Costa, Gal Gender: F
born on 26 September 1945 at 03:20 (= 03:20 AM )
Place Salvador, Brazil, 12s59, 38w31
Timezone BZT h3w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Borges
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 02°48' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°06 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 25°54'


Brazilian singer. The Tropicalist movement in Brazilian

music started around 1966 with Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil as main composers/"philosophers" and Gal Costa as their main interpreter; they praised acoustic guitars and Brazilian tropical values, similar as the Jamaican music concept.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Social : Joined group 1966 (Tropicalistic movement of musical style)

Source Notes

Marcello Borges quotes "Folha de São Paulo," in which the full data was given.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Singer, tropicalist style)