It's the Girl from Ipanema's birthday! Brazilian singer and queen of bossa nova and samba, Astrud Gilberto, celebrates her 71st year today. Watch this and listen happily. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJkxFhFRFDA] P.S. How much do we LOVE the fact that this was televised via FabTV? Posted on March 29, 2011 by Lisa Brown and filed under Birthdays, Music.