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Mussum (1941–1994)

He was born in Lins suburbs and grew up in the slum of Mangueira, Rio de Janeiro. He won the "Mussum" nickname from friend Grande Otelo, when he was still a musician. In 1969, Chico Anysio took him to work in his TV Tupi show, Escolinha do Professor Raimundo (1990). With the musical group "Os Originais do Samba", he recorded 12 albums, and had ... See full bio »


(age 53) in São Paulo, Brazil

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"Cacildis!". That was the Mussum's favorite word for odd or stressing situations during a performance. This is a version in "Mussumsish" for the woman's name Cacilda. See more »


He always added or replaced the last syllable of most words with an "is" or "zis".


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