La Tropicália (also known as Tropicalismo) was an iconoclastic vision of Brazilian society in the late 1960s, and two of its heroes are still making headlines: Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil.
Known as O Bruxo (the Wizard), the white-bearded Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist is a cultural icon.
Introducing a timeless selection of Brazilian protest songs from Chico Buarque to Linn da Quebrada which remind us that hatred and violence are best fought by love and music.
João Gilberto was a pioneer of bossa nova. Mixing traditional and modern musical influences, he inspired generations of musicians.