What does Ney Matogrosso mean?
Ney de Souza Pereira, known as Ney Matogrosso ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnej matoˈɡɾosu]; born August 1, 1941, in Bela Vista, Mato Grosso do Sul ), is a Brazilian singer who is distinguished for his uncommon countertenor voice. He was ranked by Rolling Stone as the third greatest Brazilian singer of all time.
How many albums has Ney Matogrosso recorded?
At the 2014 at the Latin Grammy Awards the Latin Recording Academy honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Academy stated that Ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the three greatest Brazilian singers of all time, Ney Matogrosso has recorded nearly 50 albums over a career that spans more than four decades.
How did Matogrosso become famous?
Within a few years, Matogrosso started singing in a vocal quartet, performing at college festivals throughout Brazil. With the hope of becoming a stage actor, Ney moved to Rio de Janeiro in 1966, where he lived as a hippie and made ends meet by selling arts and crafts.
What is Mato Grosso known for?
The Xingu Indigenous Park and the Araguaia River are in Mato Grosso. Farther south, the Pantanal, the worlds largest wetland, is the habitat for nearly one thousand species of animals and many aquatic birds. The terrain of Mato Grosso is varied and includes cliffs, canyons, and waterfalls.
Why was Mato Grosso split into two states?
In 1977, the state was split into two halves, and the neighboring state of Mato Grosso do Sul was created from the other part of its territory. Mato Grosso had a high rate of population growth in the 20th century due to timber, ranching and agricultural development.
What was the old name of the town of Matto Grosso?
Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 September 2017. Retrieved 1 March 2018. ^ Radar IDHM: evolução do IDHM e de seus índices componentes no período de 2012 a 2017 (PDF) (in Portuguese). PNUD Brasil. Retrieved 18 April 2019. ^ Note: also once spelled Matto Grosso. The town of Matto Grosso was formerly called Villa Bella.
What is the history of the Mato Grosso flag?
The flag was adopted by Decree No. 2 of January 31, 1890, just a few days after the adoption of the national flag. The Mato Grosso state flag was abolished by Law No. 1.046 of October 8, 1929, but reinstated by article 140 of the Constitution of the State of Mato Grosso on July 11, 1947.