Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The Girl From Ipanema Today

HeloÌsa Pinheiro was the 'Girl from Ipanema', a Rio native whose daily strolls past the Veloso Bar in 1962 inspired a global hit and put Brazil on the map

HeloÌsa Pinheiro Today at 63

The real Girl From Ipanema returns to the beaches of Rio: Brazilian who inspired the Sixties hit shows off her 63-year-old bikini body
HeloÌsa Pinheiro inspired the song 'Girl From Ipanema' in the early 1960s
The bossa nova song is 2nd most recorded song after the Beatles' yesterday
Writers Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes made millions
HeloÌsa never made a penny from the song
Is now a TV presenter and businesswoman
Has also appeared twice in Brazilian Playboy
Daily Mail (UK)
PUBLISHED: 12:31 EST, 6 August 2013 | UPDATED: 13:20 EST, 6 August 2013

Frank Sinatra and Antonio Jobim

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