Max Cavalera

Killer Be Killed live at Soundwave in Brisbane 2015

Cavalera in 2015, photo by Heavy Metal Bands info/

Birth Name: Massimiliano Antônio Cavalera

Place of Birth: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Date of Birth: August 4, 1969

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Italian, Croatian, other]

Max Cavalera is a Brazilian musician. He is the singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist for heavy metal bands Sepultura and Soulfly.

Max was born to an Italian father, Graziano Cavalera, from Fiume, now Rijeka, Croatia, and a Brazilian mother, Vânia. His father worked for the Italian Consulate in São Paulo, Brazil. His brother is musician Igor Cavalera.

Max’s paternal grandfather was named Antonio Cavalera.

Max’s paternal grandmother was Maria Iuratovaz (the daughter of Giorgio Iuratovaz and Giuseppina Michelcich). Maria was born in Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Croatia.


1 Response

  1. jorger65 says:

    Genealogy of his father
    His paternal grandfather was Antonio Cavalera
    His paternal grandmother was Maria Iuratovaz, the daughter of Giorgio Iuratovaz and Giuseppina Michelcich.

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