See also: Desafinado, Garota De Ipanema, Samba De Uma Nota So, Insensatez and Meditaçao.
Tony Bennett [as Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars; lyrics by Gene Lees]
Antonio Carlos Jobim [author]
Elza Larinjeiro [Jimmy Smith-alike organist and actress on lp crammed with Jobim/De Moraes compositions]
Miles Davis [as Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars]
Nancy Wilson [idem]
Antonio Carlos Jobim [with Ellis Regina]
Toots Thielemans [with the Shirley Horn Trio]
Annie Haslam [as Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars]
Diana Krall [as Quiet Night, title track cd]
Andrea Bocelli [feat. Nelly Furtado]
On his second album. Corcovado means Hunchback in Portuguese. It's the name of the mountain in Rio De Janeiro with that huge white statue of the Christ on top. That was the view from author Jobim's working room window. They buried him at the foot of that Corcovado mountain, next to his friend and lyricist Vinicius de Moraes.