• Life And Career

    Date: 2014.12.18 | Category: General | Tags:

    Miranda was born in the small town Canaveses Framework north of Portugal. His family moved to Brazil when she was one year old. He studied at the Convent of Santa Teresinha. His parents did not approve of his desire to work in the show, so put the desire for years. In her free time singing in some of the city hall. To help fund the medical treatment of his sister, Olinda, who had tuberculosis, Carmen worked in a shop and then tie in a boutique, La Femme Chic, where she learned to make hats. Soon, she started her own hat shop. He was finally “discovered” by a producer and gave him the opportunity to perform on a local radio station. One thing led to another, and began a career as a samba singer for ten years before being invited to New York to present his show on Broadway. In Brazil was seen as a musical innovator, and was one of the first stars of samba before going to America.She also made six films during his career in Brazil. Miranda came to America in 1939 with his band, the Bando da Lua, and achieved stardom in the forties. She was encouraged by the U.S. government in his career as part of the Good Neighbor Policy of President Roosevelt, designed to strengthen ties between Latin America and Europe, it was believed that delivering content as it would be better received policy by the people. It was the highest paid artist in the forties, and in 1945 was the highest-paid woman in America, since that year earned more than 200 000, according to the IRS. Miranda made a total of 14 Hollywood films between 1940 and 1953. As a singer, sold more than 10 million copies throughout the world. He received the nickname “The Brazilian Bombshell”. The look on Miranda Hollywood had was of a generic Latina leaving aside the distinctions between Brazil, Argentina and Mexico as well as between samba, tango and habanera.His appearance was eccentric, often wore platform shoes and hats made of fruit. Because of its low height (1.52 m) this costume made her look higher on the screen. During a visit to Brazil in 1940 was heavily criticized for being a part of American culture and projecting a false image of Brazil. He responded with the Portuguese song “Que Eu Voltei disseram Americanized” or “They say I’ve become Americanized. Another song, “Bananas Is My Business,” was based on a line from one of his movies and helped shape his image. He was upset by the criticism and did not return to Brazil after 14 years. Miranda did not smoke or drink until age 30. Because of his addiction to alcohol and snuff, regularly used amphetamines and barbiturates, which weakened his heart. He died of a heart attack after an appearance on The Jimmy Durante Show. After completing a number of artistic, Miranda suffered a mild heart attack.During Jim was at his side, and helped her stand. Miranda smiled, waved to the audience, and left the stage one last time. He died the next morning, at the age of 46. The official cause of death was given on his death certificate was toxemia (later known as preeclampsia). His body was taken to Brazil and the country’s government declared a period of mourning. She was buried in the Cemit rio S o Jo o Batista in Rio de Janeiro.