Raul Seixas (June 28, 1945 - Salvador, Bahia, Brazil; August 21, 1989 - Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil) was a brazilian composer singer and songwriter, and one of Brazil's most genuine rock'n'roll rebels. He died at the age of 45 due to heart and diabetes complications. Seixas listened to Elvis Presley since his youth and started playing guitar and imitating Elvis at a young age. He was exiled to the US when a military coup overthrew the Brazilian government. Shortly after, he released his album Gita which was very successful, he then returned to Brazil.