Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer now has special song to celebrate its 90th anniversary

Composer Moacyr Luz pointed out that his concern was "not to intellectualize history, but for people to feel happy to sing, to feel relieved from everything we are going through. The goal is to bring hope to Rio de Janeiro, because Christ the Redeemer looks out over the entire city."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "A city of rare beauty, arms open over Guanabara, soapstone, the Carrara heart, beating strong on a clear night." These are the first verses of the song "Alma Carioca, Cristo Redentor," by musician and composer Moacyr Luz, in honor of Christ the Redeemer monument's 90th anniversary, to be celebrated on October 12.

Released yesterday by the União Brasileira de Compositores (UBC), in partnership with Sony Music and the Christ the Redeemer Sanctuary, the song is available on all digital platforms and is sung by a group of artists that includes Zeca Pagodinho, Maria Rita . . .

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