Antonio Carlos Jobim: Biography by Virginia Gorlinski

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Written by Virginia Gorlinski Antônio Carlos Jobim, in full Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida, byname Tom Jobim, (born Jan. 25, 1927, Rio de Janeiro, Braz.—died Dec. 8, 1994, New York, N.Y., U.S.), Brazilian songwriter, composer, and arranger who transformed the extroverted rhythms of the Brazilian samba into an intimate music, the bossa nova (“new trend”), which became internationally

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