Renato Teixeira

Renato Teixeira de Oliveira (born May 20, 1945 in Santos) is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He is a representative of sertanejo music and folk rock, linked to the caipira culture and dialect. Teixeira is the author of several hit songs including “Romaria”, which was notably covered by Elis Regina in her eponymous 1977 album. Other hit songs by Teixeira were “Dadá Maria” (in duet with Gal Costa) and “Tocando em Frente” (in duet with Almir Sater), later sung also by Maria Bethânia. Teixeira won twice the Latin Grammy Award: in 2015 for Best Sertaneja Music Album, with Sérgio Reis, and in 2016, with Sater.