Gilberto Gil carries out a fundamental role in the constant modernization process of Brazilian Popular Music. Partaking of this scene for 53 years, he has developed one of the most relevant and renown careers as a singer, composer and guitar-player in this field. With 69 albums released, Gil has nine Grammys.
After his appointment as Minister of Culture he starts circulating the international socio-political environmental and cultural landscape.
For his unflinching creative engagement in bringing to the world the heart and soul of the Brazilian Music, and for his multiple activities Gilberto Gil has been recognized by various nations, who have already named him the Artist for Peace by UNESCO, Ambassador of FAO and gave him several awards as Sweden Polar Music Prize among others.
A unique composer powered by immense talent and curiosity. A unique musical ambassador powered by firm cultural conviction.