Singer-songwriter Jorge Aragão, 69, was today subjected to catheterization, followed by angioplasty at the Unimed-Rio hospital in Barra da Tijuca, west of Rio. According to the medical bulletin, "The intervention was successful and calm Jorge Aragão is stable and should remain in observation until Saturday (18) when the medical team makes a new evaluation."
show Jorge Aragão with Grupo Bom Gosto, scheduled for tomorrow at the Vivo Rio show in Botafogo, was postponed until 8 September.
Tickets remain valid for the new presentation date, according to the advice of the singer. Anyone who wants to return the money, the cash register of Vivo Rio, will work, exceptionally this Saturday for the return of the money from the ticket. To do this, you simply appear at the ticket office that stores the tickets.
As a composer, Jorge Aragão appeared in 1976, when Elza Soares recorded his composition Malandro in collaboration with Jotabê. He was a member of the Fundo de Quintal group and one of the most important composers and lyricists, and left the group some time later to dedicate himself to solo career.
Major samba artists such as Beth Carvalho, Alcione, and Martinho da Vila, Zeca Pagodinho, have included compositions by Jorge Aragão.