Almir de Souza Serra was born on July 12, 1946, and died on May 5, 2017.
He was better known by his stage name Almir Guineto.
He was a Brazilian sambista, singer and songwriter and instrumentalist.
He was working in the genres of samba and pagode.
He was director of the samba school Salgueiro, a founder of the Fundo de Quintal samba group, and integrated the Originais do Samba group for 10 years before leaving for a solo career.
Almir Guineto passed away at 70 years old.