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The Father of Bossa Nova.

Composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, who introduced America and Europe to bossa nova, the sensual, urbane musical idiom of Brazil. Before he started composing bossa novas in the 50s, he wrote symphonies, drawing from his training as a classical musician. His most widely circulated works include "The Girl from Ipanema" and "Desafinado."

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Other segments from the episode on May 23, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 23, 1988: Interview with Antonio Carols Jobim; Commentary on Rod Levitt; Interview with Harry Crews; Review of the television special "Moyers: Joseph Campbell and the…

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