The body of Jô Soares will be cremated by his ex-wife, Flávia – 08/05/2022 – Illustrated

The body of Jô Soares will be cremated by his ex-wife, Flávia – 08/05/2022 – Illustrated


The death of Jô Soares, who died this Friday at the age of 84, ended around 5pm in the São Paulo neighborhood of Bela Vista.

Restricted to family and friends, the ceremony was attended by people such as Matinas Suzuki Jr., Jô’s biographer, as well as Mika Lins, Zélia Duncan, Ivo Hollanda, Serginho Groisman, Thiago Leifert, Juca de Oliveira, Dan Stulbach and Natuza Nery . .

Jô Soares’ body will be cremated in Mauá, about 30 kilometers from São Paulo, but there will be no burial ceremony. Ex-wife of the broadcaster, Flavia Pedras Soaresit will run the process by itself.

Waking up preserved the air of what he loved most throughout his life: wisdom. A select group of friends was made up, in particular, of his colleagues and colleagues from his team at Programa do Jô, such as journalist Anne Porlan and editor Willem, as well as theater colleagues.

Despite the inevitable tone of sadness, the farewell was also light. United news found that the comedian rested and left working and understood, doing the projects he wanted.

Jô Soares was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1938 and was the only child of a rich family that lost their fortune. He studied in Switzerland and the United States, spoke six languages ​​and abandoned the plan to become a diplomat to devote himself to an artistic life.

He played several characters, created phrases and presented the most popular talk show on Brazilian TV.

He was a theater, film and television actor, as well as a playwright, screenwriter, director and writer. The artist joined TV Globo in 1970, as the protagonist of the show “Make Humor, Don’t Make War”. It had already gone through the Continental, Rio, Tupi, Excelsior and Record lines. He acted, for example, in the classic “Família Trapo”.

He started his own program, “Viva o Gordo”, in 1981. Six years later, he left Globo to present his talk show, Jô Soares Onze e Meia, on SBT. At Globo in 2000, he led the Programa do Jô for 16 years.