Top Cartola Albums
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Cartola - Ao Vivo
Cartola - Ao Vivo
[2013]
Maxximum: Cartola
Maxximum: Cartola
[2006]
Raizes do Samba
Raizes do Samba
[1999]
Cartola 70 Anos
Cartola 70 Anos
[1979]
Verde Que Te Quero Rosa
Verde Que Te Quero Rosa
[1977]
Cartola (1976)
Cartola (1976)
[1976]
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Related Information for CartolaAngenor de Oliveira, known as Cartola (it is Portuguese for ‘top hat’),(October 11, 1908 – November 30, 1980) was born in Rio de Janeiro, in a neighborhood called Catete. He got his nickname because of the bowler hat he wore to keep the cement from ruining his hair while working at construction sites.He was one of the samba composers and founders of the Estação Primeira de Mangueira, and has credit for both the name of the school and its colors: green and pink. read more