Monday, 28 December 2015

Joan Crawford


even though this blog is not concerned with Hollywood celebrities unless they performe some sort of musical act on the stage... we could not overlook such a star as Joan Crawford seen here holding a MANCHETE magazine with herself on the cover while visiting Rio de Janeiro in July 1960.


Monday, 9 February 2015

Louis Armstrong 1957

Brazilian Marine Police file on Louis Armstrong when he visited the country in 1957 to ´play trumpet and sing the blues in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro. Armstrong played to President Juscelino Kubitschek and me the Brazilian music royalty like Pixinguinha, Ataulpho Alves, Herivelto Martins etc. 

17 November 1957; 24 November 1957.