"I don’t known where I find the time to play around with this, but my samba is just foolishness, a bit of fun, but nothing important," Niemeyer said in an interview published Saturday in the daily O Globo. — Latin American Herald Tribune
Oscar Neimeyer may have found the key to old age - positivity. To write a samba at the age of 102, while laying in a hospital bed titled "Tranquilo con la Vida" (Feeling Good about Life), is the sign of a special individual. The lyrics by Neimeyer will be performed by musicians Edu Krieger and Caio Almeida on December 15, his 103rd birthday.