Father of Bossa Nova, Johnny Alf dies at 80

It with great sadness that we inform you about the death of Johnny Alf, who passed on March 4th outside of São Paulo, Brazil. Alf’s manager Nelson Valencia cited prostate cancer as the cause of his death.  The influential pianist, singer, and songwriter who was hailed as the “Father of Bossa Nova” will be greatly missed  by the SOB’s community.

Read the Times article on Alf’s death here

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