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Daniela Mercury
Daniela Mercury no São João do Pelourinho.jpg
Daniela Mercury at São João do Pelourinho in 2009.
Background information
Birth name Daniela Mercuri de Almeida
Forby kent as Daniela Mercury
Born (1965-07-28) 28 Julie 1965 (age 54)
Oreigin Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Genres Latin pop, Axé, Samba-reggae, MPB
Thrift Sangster, sangwriter, record producer, dancer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1989–present
Labels Estúdio Eldorado
Epic Records
BMG/MTV
Sony Music
EMI
Associate acts Companhia Clic
Wabsteid DanielaMercury.art.br

Daniela Mercury, the stage name o Daniela Mercuri de Almeida (born 28 Julie 1965), is a Brazilian axé, samba-reggae an MPB sangster, sangwriter an record producer. Syne her breakthrou, Mercury haes become ane o the best kent Brazilian female sangsters, sellin ower 20 million albums warldwide.[1]

Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Daniela Mercuri de Almeida wis born on 28 Julie 1965,[2] in the Portuguese Hospital in Salvador, Bahia.[3] Her mither is Liliana Mercuri, a social wirker[4] o Italian ancestry,[5] an her faither is António Fernando de Abreu Ferreira de Almeida, a Portuguese-born[5] industrial mechanic.[4] Mercury grew up in a middle class hoosehauld in the Brotas neebourheid o Salvador wi her fower siblins: Tom, Cristiana, Vânia (who wad become a sangster, billed as Vânia Abreu), an Marcos.[2][5] A trouble-maker as a child, Mercury was nicknamed "drip-fire".[6] She attendit baith the Ana Néri Schuil an the Colégio Baiano.[6]

When Mercury wis aicht years auld, she began takkin dance lessons,[5] pairticularly learnin classical ballet, jazz an African dances.[7] At age 13, influencit bi the wirk o Elis Regina, she decidit tae become a sangster.[5][8] Her repertoire consistit o bossa nova as well as the muisic o Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, an Chico Buarque.[5] Tae the unease o her parents, she stairtit singin in local bars, beginnin in 1980.[5] She made her trio elétrico debut suin efterwaird, durin the 1981 carnival.[5] Mercury's zeal for dance eventually led her tae the Federal University o Bahia, whaur she enrolled in the Dance Schuil in 1984.[5] A year later she marriet electronic ingineer Zalther Póvoas[9] an became a mither, givin birth tae Gabriel Almeida Póvoas.[5] A year efter later she haed anither bairn, dochter Giovana Almeida Póvoas.[5]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

See: Daniela Mercury discografie

Studio albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Live albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Compilations albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Swing Tropical - Grandes Êxitos
  • 20 Grandes Êxitos
  • XXI - Vinte um Grandes Êxitos
  • The Very Best Gold
  • O Canto da Cidade - 15 Anos

Concert tours[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Canibália

Videografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Video Album
1991 "Swing da Cor" (featuring Olodum) Daniela Mercury
1992 "O Canto da Cidade" O Canto da Cidade
"O Mais Belo dos Belos"
"Batuque"
1993 "Você Não Entende Nada"
"Só Pra te Mostrar" (featuring Herbert Vianna)
1994 "Música de Rua" Música de Rua
"O Reggae e o Mar"
1997 "Nobre Vagabundo" Feijão com Arroz
"Rapunzel"
"Feijão de Corda"
1998 "Trio Metal" Elétrica - Ao Vivo
2000 "Ilê Pérola Negra" Sol da Liberdade
"Santa Helena"
2001 "Beat Lamento" Sou de Qualquer Lugar
2002 "Mutante"
2003 "Dona da Banca" MTV Ao Vivo - Eletrodoméstico
"Meu Plano"
2004 "Maimbê Dandá" (featuring Carlinhos Brown) Carnaval Eletrônico
2005 "Aeromoça" Clássica
"Sua Estupidez"
"Topo do Mundo" Balé Mulato
"Levada Brasileira"
2006 "Quero a Felicidade" (featuring Jammil e Uma Noites) Balé Mulato - Ao Vivo
"Toneladas de Amor"
2009 "Oyá Por Nós" (featuring Margareth Menezes) Canibália
2010 "É Carnaval" Canibália: Ritmos do Brasil

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Daniela Mercury on MSN Música
  2. 2.0 2.1 Daniela Mercury biography. Internet Movie Database.
  3. Mercury, Daniela (2008). Daniela Mercury: O Canto da Cidade - 15 Anos opening sequence (DVD). Sony BMG. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Biography at official website.
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 Birchmeier, Jason. Daniela Mercury biography. All Music Guide.
  6. 6.0 6.1 [1]
  7. Biography. Cravo Albin Dictionary of Brazilian Popular Music.
  8. Daniela Mercury biography in AllBrazilianMusic.com
  9. Botelho, Thaís and Blanes, Simone. "O casamento secreto de Daniela Mercury". Istoé Gente.

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