Gilberto Gil

 
 

gilFrom 2003 to 2008, Gilberto Gil was Minister of Culture for Brazil. To return to what he loves above all else, music and the stage, he resigned !

Born in Salvador de Bahia en 1942, doing a spell in jail for his subversive lyrics, open to African and North American cultures, he has written for major artists, performed with the groups Yes and Pink Floyd, and mixed art and politics brilliantly over the course of 52 albums, including 12 Golds and 5 Platinums.

For more informations on Gilberto Gil, go on his official website.

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