More than half a century after her bikini-clad body inspired a song about the Brazilian beach where she was a regular, the original "Girl From Ipanema" continues to stir curiosity. Helo Lucie wilde escort was a year-old fixture on the Rio beach "tall and tan and young and lovely" inwhen she caught the eye of composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, who along with poet Vinicius De Moraes would create the bossa nova classic.
Now a year-old grandmother, Pinheiro returned to her former hangout to be a torchbearer who helped carry the flame for the Summer Games in Rio. Fame is the principle thing," she said.
But back when the song was released, she couldn't believe how it all played out. I said, 'You are crazy. I am babex shy.
And everybody say, 'I want to know who the girl is from Ipanema. Pinheiro said her favorite version of the song is the one by Frank Sinatra. Speaking to Kotb in a bar featuring the song writer's hand-written notes framed on the wall, Pinheiro said the song's staying power means a lot bbes her.
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Meet the real-life Girl from Ipanema Aug.