Dorival Caymmi Biography

Dorival Caymmi (April 30, 1914, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil - August 16, 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) was a prominent Brazilian songwriter and singer.

Should not be confused with his son, Dori Caymmi (2), who was born in 1943 and is also well-known as a writer, producer, and performer. Note that the father is generally referred to as "Dorival", and the son "Dori".

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