Altamiro Carrilho

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Altamiro Carrilho
Birth nameAltamiro Aquino Carrilho
Born(1924-12-21)December 21, 1924
Santo Antônio de Pádua, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DiedAugust 15, 2012(2012-08-15) (aged 87)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
GenresChoro
InstrumentsWestern concert flute
Years active1943 - 2012
Websitewww.altamirocarrilho.com.br/
 
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Altamiro Carrilho
Birth nameAltamiro Aquino Carrilho
Born(1924-12-21)December 21, 1924
Santo Antônio de Pádua, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DiedAugust 15, 2012(2012-08-15) (aged 87)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
GenresChoro
InstrumentsWestern concert flute
Years active1943 - 2012
Websitewww.altamirocarrilho.com.br/

Altamiro Carrilho (born Altamiro Aquino Carrilho; December 21, 1924 – August 15, 2012) was a Brazilian musician and composer. He is widely regarded as a master flutist and a major representative of the choro genre.

Carrilho died of lung cancer on August 15, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro. [1]

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