Oscar Castro-Neves, Celebrated Brazilian Guitarist - Arranger - Composer, Died in Los Angeles on 27 September 2013
Oscar Castro-Neves, the celebrated Brazilian guitarist, arranger, and composer, died from complications of gastric cancer on Friday, September 27 in Los Angeles, California. He was 73-years-old.
Six decades of accomplishment and musical acclaim have demonstrated an inherent musical genius that has made Castro-Neves one of the world's most complete musicians of his generation. His native country, Brazil, honored him with title of "Officer of the Order of Rio Branco" in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the dissemination of Brazilian culture and music around the world.