Wando

Wando

Real Name:
Wanderley Alves dos Reis
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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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Wando Discography Tracks

Albums

Wando Glória A Deus No Céu E Samba Na Terra (Album) Beverly Mozambique 1973 Sell This Version
Wando Wando (Album) Beverly Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
Wando Flama De Samba Global (4), Elec Records Japan 1974 Sell This Version
Wando Wando (Album) Beverly Portugal 1976 Sell This Version
Wando Ilusão (Album) Beverly Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
Wando Gôsto De Maçã (Album) Copacabana Portugal 1978 Sell This Version
COLP-12456 Wando Gazela(LP, Album) Copacabana COLP-12456 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
Wando Bem-vindo (Album) Philips Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
Wando Pelas Noites Do Brasil (Album) Polydor Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
403.6257 Wando Fantasia Noturna(LP, Album) Som Livre 403.6257 Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
403.6289 Wando Coisa Cristalina(LP, Album) Som Livre 403.6289 Brazil 1983 Sell This Version
Wando Vulgar E Comum É Não Morrer De Amor (Album) Arca Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
827 790-1 Wando Cantada(LP, Album) Polyfar 827 790-1 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
Wando Ui-Wando Paixão (Album) Arca, Arca Portugal 1986 Sell This Version
Wando Coração Aceso (Album) Philips Brazil 1987 Sell This Version
Wando Obsceno (Album) Philips Brazil 1988 Sell This Version
406.0063 Wando Dor Romântica - Os Grandes Sucessos de Wando(LP) Som Livre 406.0063 Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
846.795.1 Wando Tenda Dos Prazeres(LP, Album, Promo) Polygram 846.795.1 Portugal 1990 Sell This Version
518 554-2 Wando Mulheres(CD, Album) Mercury, PolyGram 518 554-2 Brazil 1993 Sell This Version
Wando Dança Romântica (Album) Mercury Brazil 1995 Sell This Version
532736-2 Wando O Ponto G Da História(CD, Album) Mercury, PolyGram 532736-2 Brazil 1996 Sell This Version
536 130-2 Wando Chacundum(CD, Album) Mercury, PolyGram 536 130-2 Brazil 1997 Sell This Version
UMD-51095 Wando Palavras Inocentes(CD, Album) Universal UMD-51095 Brazil 1998 Sell This Version
11.80.9394 Wando Romântico Brasileiro, Sem Vergonha(CD, Album) Vidisco, Som Livre 11.80.9394 Portugal 2005 Sell This Version
NCP014 Wando Wando (Expereince) - Glória A Deus No Céu E Samba Na Terra (1973-2012)(14xFile, MP3, Mixed) Na Cara E Coragem Produções NCP014 Brazil 2012

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