Jamelão, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death



Brazilian singer

Date of Birth: 12-May-1913

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Death: 14-Jun-2008

Profession: singer

Nationality: Brazil

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Jamelão

  • José Bispo Clementino dos Santos (May 12, 1913 – June 14, 2008) was a Brazilian samba singer known as Jamelão (Portuguese pronunciation: [?ame'l?~w]).
  • He began in music as a tamborim player, but later became known as the official singer at samba school Mangueira's carnaval parades, performing in every Carnaval from 1949 to 2006.
  • He also toured Europe as a solo performer.He's considered to be the best singer of Lupicinio Rodrigues songs.
  • He recorded in 1972 the album Jamelão Interpreta Lupicinio. He died on June 14, 2008, of multiple organ failure.

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