Almir Guineto, Brazilian sambista, Died at 70


Almir de Souza Serra was born on July 12, 1946, and died on May 5, 2017.

He was better known by his stage name Almir Guineto.

He was a Brazilian sambista, singer and songwriter and instrumentalist.

He was working in the genres of samba and pagode.

He was director of the samba school Salgueiro, a founder of the Fundo de Quintal samba group, and integrated the Originais do Samba group for 10 years before leaving for a solo career.

Almir Guineto passed away at 70 years old.