Antonio Carlos Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim Biography

Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, pianist, and guitarist. Also known simply as Tom Jobim.

Born: 25 January 1927 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Died: 8 December 1994 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 67).

Considered as the primary force behind the creation of the Bossa Nova style of Brazilian music, his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists, both within Brazil and across the world. Associated with the publisher Corcovado Music Corp.

Father of Paulo Jobim.

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