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Astrud Gilberto, singer of ‘The Girl from Ipanema’, has died aged 83

NEW YORK — Astrud Gilberto, the Brazilian singer, songwriter and entertainer whose quirky, English-language cameo in “The Girl from Ipanema” made her the global voice of bossa nova, has died at age 83. Musician Paul Ricci, a family friend, confirmed his death on Monday. He did not provide additional details. Born in Salvador, Bahia and… Read More »