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Sérgio Mendes en Gracinha Leporace (1971)

Gracinha Leporace, born Maria da Graça Leporace, is a female Brazilian singer who worked extensively with her husband Sérgio Mendes and his band.

Leporace was born in 1949, in the suburb of Rio known as Ipanema. She has a sister, Marianna Leporace, who is a singer and actress in Brazil.

Leporace has featured regularly in much of her husband's group's releases over the last four decades and can be heard as the Portuguese-singing female vocal in the hit "Mas que Nada" (featuring The Black Eyed Peas) from the 2006 album Timeless and in the Baden Powell de Aquino composition "Berimbau/Consolação" from the same album, in which she provides the lead vocal. She has most recently been featured on Sergio Mendes' album Magic, released in 2014. She also appears frequently in concert with Mendes' band as a vocalist.

Along with her work with Sergio Mendes, she was a member of the Bossa Nova group known in the early '70's as Bossa Rio.

Leporace has two sons with Mendes, Gustavo and Tiago. They currently reside in a suburb of Los Angeles, California.


  • 1968 Gracinha Leporace, Philips


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TorontoEntero (Sátira) (Comunicado de prensa) (blog)
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:22:16 -0700

Esta vez compartió escenario con el rapero Harrel Harris (H2O) quien le dió el toque rap/hip hop a la fiesta junto a su grupo de vocalistas liderado por su esposa Gracinha Leporace. Si le hacemos un rápido seguimiento a su historia musical desde ...
W Radio
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 08:08:03 -0700

Norwegian Wood – Sergio Mendes Bananeira (Feat. Mr. Vegas) – Sergio Mendes, Mr Vegas Berimbau – Sergio Mendes Berimbau - Consolacao (Feat. Stevie Wonder & Gracinha Leporace) – Sergio Mendes The Frog (Vieja) – Sergio Mendes The Frog (Feat.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:41:15 -0700

That is not to say there isn't plenty of the old Mendes magic in his work with singer, actor Seu Jorge on the traditional "Sou Eu" and Aila Menezes and Gracinha Leporace on an energetic version of "Samba de Roda." Other guest vocalists include Milton ...
The National
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:40:09 -0700

Mendes's wife, the singer Gracinha Leporace, shines on a cover of Toninho Horta's When I Fell in Love, a percussive tribute to Brazil's African-influenced Bahia state. Milton Nascimento's trademark falsetto can be heard on a new playful take of his ...
Something Else! Reviews
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:15:22 -0700

Mendes' wife Gracinha Leporace evokes Astrud Gilberto's wispy vocal on “Samba de Roda” while a sprightly trumpet solo maintains the celebratory atmosphere. She also helms the seductive “When I Fell in Love” and “Hidden Waters,” both Brazilian takes on ...

Music Times

Music Times
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:40:43 -0700

He warms up the dance floor with tracks like opener "Simbora" and keeps things cool when slowing down for relaxed numbers such as "When I Fall In Love," featuring his wife andy frequent collaborator Gracinha Leporace on vocals. His own piano playing ...

Philippine Entertainment Portal

Philippine Entertainment Portal
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:11:15 -0800

Brasil '14 vocals (L-R) Gracinha Leporace, Nayanna Holley and Katie Hampton. Photography: Jean Saturnino; Percussionist GIBI shows off his Capoeira skills. Photography: Jean Saturnino; Sergio Mendes' first visit to the Philippines was two years ago.
Chicago Daily Herald
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:59:33 -0700

... "Visions of You." But "Magic" above all spotlights emerging and established Brazilian artists, including Mendes' wife, singer Gracinha Leporace, featured on Toninho Horta's "When I Fell in Love," a percussive tribute to Brazil's African-influenced ...

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