Nat King Cole’s version was the closest English version to the original sound in Portuguese. None of the others, Frank Sinatra’s included came close, and this is not a song for a female voice; so the choices of an English version were limited.

And in the original Portuguese…

Joao Gilberto and Tom Jobim reunite to play their old song, The Girl From Ipanema (A Garota de Ipanema) years later