Gilberto Gil has developed a career that has spanned four decades with over 30 albums released, multiple Grammy Awards, six gold records, four platinum singles, and five million records sold.
As a singer, guitarist, composer, and diplomat, Gil plays a key role in the modernization of Brazilian popular music and culture throughout the world. His latest project, “For All”, features the reinvention of folkloric, celebratory, Baião music of Northeast Brazil.
"The Heritage Trails which you create are such gifts to DC.
H Street NE will be enhanced immeasurably by the addition of its guiding signposts of the past and point us towards the future."