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Marcelo Bonfá with Legião Urbana in May 2012.
|Birth name||Marcelo Augusto Bonfá|
|Also known as||Bonfá|
|Born||January 30, 1965|
|Origin||Itapira, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Genres||Post-punk, alternative rock, folk rock, punk rock|
|Instruments||Drums, percussion, vocals, bass guitar|
|Years active||Late 1970s–present|
|Labels||EMI-Odeon and Trama Records|
|Associated acts||Legião Urbana
Dado e o Reino Animal
Marcelo Augusto Bonfá (born January 30, 1965), also known simply as Bonfá, is a Brazilian musician. Famous for being the drummer of Brazilian rock band Legião Urbana, after its disbanding he pursued a solo career, and has released three albums.
Bonfá played for the bands Blitz 64 and Dado e o Reino Animal (where he would meet future Legião Urbana member Dado Villa-Lobos) before forming Legião Urbana alongside Renato Russo in 1982. He stayed with Legião until its disestablishment in 1996.
In 2000, Bonfá released his first solo album, named O Barco Além do Sol (The Boat Beyond the Sun). It would be followed by 2004's Bonfá + Videotracks and 2007's Mobile.
In 1988, Bonfá had a son with actress Isabela Garcia, named João Pedro Bonfá, also a musician.
In 2012 he formed the band Bonfá e Os Corações Perfeitos, releasing two songs via his official website.
With Legião Urbana
- Legião Urbana (1985)
- Dois (1986)
- Que País É Este (1987)
- As Quatro Estações (1989)
- V (1991)
- Música P/ Acampamentos (1992)
- O Descobrimento do Brasil (1993)
- A Tempestade, ou O Livro dos Dias (1996)
- Uma Outra Estação (1997)
- Mais do Mesmo (1998)
- Acústico MTV (1999)
- Como é Que Se Diz Eu te Amo (2001)
- As Quatro Estações ao Vivo (2004)
- O Barco Além do Sol (2000)
- Bonfá + Videotracks (2004)
- Mobile (2007)
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