- Category : 1977-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (10,16,20,21,25,34,50)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 3
Brazilian singer who won the 2004 Latin Grammy Awards for Best New Artist in the General Field, Best Song in Portuguese ("A festa"), and Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album award for that year for her debut album Maria Rita. The world hit that "Segundo" turned out to be, granted her in 2006, two additional Grammys Latinos – Best MPB Album and Best Brazilian Song with "Caminho das Águas" authored by Rodrigo Maranhão – and over 50 shows abroad.
She is the daughter of famed pianist/arranger César Camargo Mariano and the late Brazilian singing legend Elis Regina and sister to Pedro Mariano and music producer João Marcelo Bôscoli. Her namesake is family friend and famed Brazilian rock legend Rita Lee. She studied at New York University, and worked as a journalist at a magazine for adolescents.