Related Information for Orlando Silva Orlando Silva (Orlando Garcia da Silva - 10/3/1915 Rio de Janeiro - 8/7/1978 Rio de Janeiro) is regarded by many as the best Brazilian singer of all times. Certainly he was fundamental in the process of modernization of Brazilian popular music, through his subtle rhythmic facility allied to an intelligent interpretation and a flexible phrasing. It was Silva who introduced a new way of singing, in which his perfect diction, uncanny voice control, precise intonation, and creative use of r.. read more