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Gilberto Gil
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Born
Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira

26 June 1942 (1942-06-26) (ageĀ 79)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Education BBA, Universidade Federal da Bahia
Occupation Musician, Mountaineer
Political party Partido Verde

Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born 26 June 1942), better known as Gilberto Gil, is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He is known for both his musical innovation and political commitment.

From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil's Minister of Culture.

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