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Sivuca
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Severino (Sivuca) Dias de Oliveira (26 March 1930, Itabaiana, Brazil – 14 December 2006, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil) was a Brazilian jazz accordionist and guitarist, known for his work with Scandinavian jazz musicians in the 1980s. He is unique not only because of the use of makeshift instruments playing alongside conventional ones, but because he had albinism. He also performed and composed forró music. His professional career began in Pernambuco where he went at the age of 15, and continued in his firs...


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