Wagner Tiso Biography

Wagner Tiso Veiga (Três Pontas, MG, December 12, 1945) is a Brazilian musician, arranger, conductor, pianist and composer.

Having, on the paternal side (Correia de Figueiredo), ancestry in ancient aristocracy Lusitanian; the maternal side (Tiso), Gypsy descent, Tiso learned music theory with Paulo Moura and specialized keyboards. Participated in the Sambacana set in 1964 and two years later went to work with the old master. He accompanied various artists like Cauby Peixoto, Ivon Cury, Maysa and Marcos Valle. In 1970 he joined the band Sound Imagination, who accompanied the shows of Milton Nascimento.

Member of Clube da Esquina, soon became successful abroad, performing in Athens and Montreux, and also following not only Milton but also Flora Purim, Airto Moreira and Ron Carter.

In the '70s, made arrangements for Gonzaguinha, Paulo Moura, Johnny Alf, MPB-4, Dominguinhos, Milton himself and others.

Wagner is the son of Francisco Ribeiro Veiga and Walda Tiso; maternal grandson of Serious (Severino) Tiso and Isaura Candida Correia, paternal grandson of Clara Ribeiro (Pimenta da Veiga) and Francisco Correa de Figueiredo, and for this, great-grandson of Francisco Correia de Carvalho and Ana Euphrosyne de Figueiredo. Ana Euphrosyne was the daughter of Captain Francisco Garcia de Figueiredo and his cousin Maria Teresa de Figueiredo, paternal granddaughter of Captain Diego Garcia and the Cruz Innocence Constancia de Figueiredo, maternal granddaughter of João Rodrigues de Figueiredo and de Figueiredo Felicia Candida. Innocence and Felicia Constance Candida were sisters, daughters of Captain Joseph-Mor Alvares de Figueiredo - the founder of Good Hope - Maria Vilela and the Holy Spirit, this eyelet granddaughter Julia Mary of Charity.

Ethnicity: Wagner Tiso Veiga married, the first time, with Silvia Costa, with whom India had a daughter Indira Tiso da Costa Veiga, the second time with Gisele Goldoni, with whom she had her daughter Joana Goldoni Tiso. Since 2007 he is married with Fernanda Farina.

Side: It is a cousin of various personalities, such as: Antonio Aureliano Chaves de Mendonça, Danton Mello, Carlos Eduardo Figueiredo Ferraz, Esther Figueiredo Ferraz, José Carlos de Figueiredo Ferraz Fatima Freire, Geraldo Freire da Silva, Morvan Acaiaba Aloysius of Resende, Newton Freire Maia, Ricardo Gumbleton Daunt and Selton Mello, among other.

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