Evaldo Gouveira de Oliveira, a veteran Brazilian singer and songwriter died due to Corona Virus. The singer who was better known to the world as Evaldo Gouveia was 91 years old and passed away on the 29th of May in Fortaleza due to complications brought on by COVID-19. He was born in Orós, a small city in the Brazilian state of Ceará, he moved with his family to neighboring city of Iguatu with only 3 months old. At the age 11, he moved to his birth state capital city of Fortaleza where he started his precocious musical career. There in the 1950s he created and joined a band called Trio Nagô with his fellow friends Mário Alves and Epaminondas de Souza, releasing six studio albums and various extended plays. 
Eventually, Gouveia went to Rio de Janeiro in order to pursue a solo career, and achieved stardom due to his friendship with fellow singer Altemar Dutra, who helped Gouveia by singing his songs and making them popular. In late 2017, Gouveia suffered a stroke that left him with lifelong sequelae.