Dates in the life of bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto | Inquirer Lifestyle
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 24, 2008, Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, 77, acknowledges the audience during his presentation at the Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro. - Joao Gilberto, the legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter who was a pioneer of the lilting, melodious music known as bossa nova, has died, his son Joao Marcelo announced Saturday on Facebook. He was 88. (Photo by Ari Versiani / AFP)

Dates in the life of bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto