born on 2/9/1946 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
died on 4/5/2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aldir Blanc (born Aldir Blanc Mendes, on September 2, 1946) is a famous Brazilian author of crônicas (journalistic vignettes, chronicles) and lyricist. He co-composed many songs with singer-songwriterJoão Bosco, guitarist Guinga, and others.
Elis Regina recorded several of his songs, most notably "O bêbado e a equilibrista".
Blanc's work 1972-1987 was analyzed by Prof. Charles A. Perrone in Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Song MPB 1965-1985 (U Texas P, 1989).
Dicionário Cravo Albin - Aldir Blanc