Congress President Rodrigo Pacheco lamented the singer’s death on social media: “One of the greatest musicians in history”; personalities glorify the composer’s legacy
Singer and composer Erasmo Carlos passed away on Tuesday at the age of 22 at the age of 81 in Rio de Janeiro. He was re-admitted in serious condition to Hospital Barra D’or, in Barra da Tijuca, on Monday and was intubated this morning. So far, the cause of death has not been disclosed. Considered one of the pioneers of national rock and of Jovem Guarda, Erasmo receives several tributes from Brazilian authorities, celebrities and politicians. On social networks, the President of the National Congress, Rodrigo Pacheco, said that he received “with sadness” the news of the death of the Brazilian idol, who “remained one of the greatest musicians in the history of our country”. “As a professor of several artists of his generation, he marked the national rock with his talent, creativity and his human side. On behalf of the National Congress, I extend my condolences to family, friends and the many fans,” the Speaker of Parliament wrote in the tweet🇧🇷
the elected president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) also used the social network to mourn the singer’s death, when they spoke of the composer’s “extreme talent”. “Great, loyal friend, comrade brother, he sang about love, the power of women and care for the environment. Miss you and dozens of songs that will always be in our memories and on the soundtrack of our lives. My condolences to the family, friends and fans of Erasmo Carlos,” said Lula. Among the famous, the director cute was one of the first to pay tribute Erasmus, also published on social networks. 🇧🇷My farewell to dear Tremendão. Erasmo takes his smile and rock to the sky! I miss you,” he wrote on Instagram. The musician Nico Santa Cruz also paid tribute and spoke of a sad day for Brazilian music. 🇧🇷I thank the gods of the arts for giving me the privilege of meeting, hugging, speaking and finding this man along the way.🇧🇷
See below for other demonstrations and tributes:
My condolences to the family and friends of the great Erasmo Carlos. Forever, the Tremendão of Brazilian music. https://t.co/o3sD1Xaymk
— Baleia Rossi (@Baleia_Rossi) November 22, 2022
Saddened by the passing of Erasmo Carlos. Tremendão rocked a generation to the sound of Jovem Guarda. Brazilian culture is losing a great singer and songwriter. Solidarity with friends and family.
— Maria do Rosário (@mariadorosario) November 22, 2022
Today we lost one of the giants of Brazilian music. Go in peace, Erasmo Carlos. May God comfort family and friends. pic.twitter.com/K0mKIlYqZZ
—Marcelo Freixo (@MarceloFreixo) November 22, 2022
The loss of Erasmo Carlos is felt by all Brazilians. Tremendão, singer, composer and instrumentalist, devoted himself to the music and culture of our country for 50 years and has turned the lives of generations of Brazilians upside down. My condolences to family and friends.
— Geraldo Alckmin 🇺🇸 (@geraldoalckmin) November 22, 2022
I am very sorry for the passing of Erasmo Carlos. I have always been a huge fan and have had the pleasure of meeting him in person many times. His songs rocked crowds all over Brazil and are part of our history. My condolences to family, friends and fans. pic.twitter.com/qQxckmakBP
— Ciro Gomes (@cirogomes) November 22, 2022
What a pain!
Brazil loses another big name in music. Erasmo Carlos, singer and composer, passed away today in Rio de Janeiro. May your legacy be remembered in art and celebrated in our culture. All the love to family, friends and fans!
— Talíria Petrone (@taliriapetrone) November 22, 2022
My farewell to dear Tremendão. Erasmo takes his smile and rock 🎸 to heaven! Miss you 🙏🙏 https://t.co/BWQxJuDYzf
— JB Oliveira (@boninho) November 22, 2022
It is with sadness that I receive the news of the death of the singer and composer Erasmo Carlos, who, at the age of 81, was still one of the greatest musicians in the history of our country. Teacher of several artists of his generation, he marked the national rock with his talent, creativity and his human side.(+)
— Rodrigo Pacheco (@rodrigopacheco) November 22, 2022
Far beyond Jovem Guarda, Erasmo Carlos was an extraordinarily talented singer and composer, author of many of the songs that most moved Brazilians in recent decades. Tremendão, friend of the faith, brother comrade, sang about love, the strength of women and care for the environment.
— Lula (@LulaOficial) November 22, 2022
Brazil lost Erasmo Carlos. Another sad day for Brazilian culture. Singer, pioneer of national rock, he was also a composer, actor, musician, multi-instrumentalist and writer. He left a legacy that spans generations. Our farewell!
— Renato Casagrande 40 (@Casagrande_ES) November 22, 2022
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