Wando

Real Name:
Wanderley Alves dos Reis
Profile:
Wanderley Alves dos Reis, better known as Wando (October 2, 1945 – February 8, 2012) was a Brazilian singer-songwriter.

Wanderley won the nickname Wando from his grandmother. As a child he moved from Cajuri to Juiz de Fora, where he majored in classical guitar and started dealing with music around 20 years. At that time he participated in music ensembles and has performed at dances in the region. Later moved to Volta Redonda (RJ), where he worked as a truck driver and marketer.

His career as singer began in 1969 and the success came in 1973. He composed for other singers of MPB, as Jair Rodrigues, who in 1974 recorded “O Importante é Ser Fevereiro”. "A Menina e o Poeta" was recorded by Roberto Carlos in his 1976 album "Moça" (1975), "Chora Coração" (1985), which was part of the soundtrack of the Brazilian soap opera Roque Santeiro, and especially the song "Fogo e Paixão", released the album "O Mundo Romântico de Wando" in 1988, were his greatest hits.

On January 27, 2012, Wando was admitted to ICU of a hospital in Belo Horizonte with serious heart problems. He underwent an emergency angioplasty and began to breathe on appliances. His death (cardiopulmonary arrest) was announced at 8 am on February 8, 2012 at the Biocor Institute in Nova Lima, Minas Gerais.

Was married to Rose Marie Burcci, with whom he wrote several songs.
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Albums

Wando - Glória A Deus No Céu E Samba Na Terra album art Wando Glória A Deus No Céu E Samba Na Terra (Album) Beverly Mozambique 1973 Sell This Version
Wando - Wando album art Wando Wando (Album) Beverly Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
Wando - Flama De Samba album art Wando Flama De Samba Global (4) Japan 1974 Sell This Version
Wando - Wando album art Wando Wando (Album) Beverly Portugal 1976 Sell This Version
Wando - Ilusão album art Wando Ilusão (Album) Beverly Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
Wando - Gôsto De Maçã album art Wando Gôsto De Maçã (Album) Copacabana Portugal 1978 Sell This Version
COLP-12456 Wando - Gazela album art Wando Gazela(LP, Album) Copacabana COLP-12456 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
Wando - Bem-vindo album art Wando Bem-vindo (Album) Philips Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
Wando - Pelas Noites Do Brasil album art Wando Pelas Noites Do Brasil (Album) Polydor Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
Wando - Fantasia Noturna album art Wando Fantasia Noturna (Album) Som Livre Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
Wando - Coisa Cristalina album art Wando Coisa Cristalina (Album) Som Livre Brazil 1983 Sell This Version
Wando - Vulgar E Comum É Não Morrer De Amor album art Wando Vulgar E Comum É Não Morrer De Amor (Album) Arca Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
827 790-1 Wando - Cantada album art Wando Cantada(LP, Album) Polyfar 827 790-1 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
Wando - Ui-Wando Paixão album art Wando Ui-Wando Paixão (Album) Arca, Arca Portugal 1986 Sell This Version
832 368-1 Wando - Duas Lagrimas  album art Wando Duas Lagrimas (LP, Album) Fontana 832 368-1 Portugal 1987 Sell This Version
832 912-1 Wando - Coração Aceso album art Wando Coração Aceso(LP, Album) Philips 832 912-1 Portugal 1987 Sell This Version
Wando - Obsceno album art Wando Obsceno (Album) Philips Brazil 1988 Sell This Version
406.0063 Wando - Dor Romântica - Os Grandes Sucessos de Wando album art Wando Dor Romântica - Os Grandes Sucessos de Wando(LP) Som Livre 406.0063 Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
Wando - Tenda Dos Prazeres album art Wando Tenda Dos Prazeres (Album) Polygram Portugal 1990 Sell This Version
512 553-1 Wando - Depois Da Cama album art Wando Depois Da Cama(LP, Album) Philips 512 553-1 Brazil 1992 Sell This Version
518 554-2 Wando - Mulheres album art Wando Mulheres(CD, Album) Mercury, PolyGram 518 554-2 Brazil 1993 Sell This Version
Wando - Dança Romântica album art Wando Dança Romântica (Album) Mercury Brazil 1995 Sell This Version
532736-2 Wando - O Ponto G Da História album art Wando O Ponto G Da História(CD, Album) Mercury, PolyGram 532736-2 Brazil 1996 Sell This Version
536 130-2 Wando - Chacundum album art Wando Chacundum(CD, Album) Mercury, PolyGram 536 130-2 Brazil 1997 Sell This Version
UMD-51095 Wando - Palavras Inocentes album art Wando Palavras Inocentes(CD, Album) Universal UMD-51095 Brazil 1998 Sell This Version

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