João Gilberto was the father of Brazil’s bossa nova musical style
João Gilberto, the Brazilian singer who created the "bossa nova" musical style in the 1950s, died at age 88. Over a 60-year musical career, the singer won several Grammys, performed around the world, and was recognized as a cultural treasure of Brazil. The singer was most famous for "The Girl From Ipanema," which is one of Brazil's most recognized songs. Plus, learn the English phrase "keep to yourself."