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Gonçalo Salgueiro

He sang for the first time in his birthplace in September 1999, performing in "Fado Night", promoted by Expomor/Feira da Luz.

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Cuca Roseta

Her eponymous debut album summarizes the story of someone who has always believed in a greater will and patiently waited.

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Rodrigo

He was born in a family with great economic difficulties, so he quit school at 12 years old and started working at UTIC—an auto parts company—to help out his family.

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Pedro Moutinho

Pedro Moutinho starts singing very naturally at 8 years old, and the joins the Coro de Santo Amaro de Oeiras and the Ministars, with which he remains until age 13.

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Aldina Duarte

Her greatest mystery is the definition of her soul as a Fado singer, given she grew up away from the "family" of Fado.

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Rodrigo Costa Félix

Rodrigo started singing Fado at the age of 17. He wasn’t one of those singers whose stile was imposed from the outside, rather he let it grow from within. 

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Amália Rodrigues

Amália Rodrigues was known as the "Rainha do Fado" ("Queen of Fado") and was most influential in popularizing the fado worldwide.

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Marco Rodrigues

Marco rodrigues was born at the north of Portugal – Amarante. During his childhood and teen years he played as lead vocal in a band performing several musical styles.

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Custódio Castelo

At the age of seven he built his first musical instrument from which came his first sounds and at thirteen he was given his first "real" instrument, an acoustic guitar.

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Jorge Fernando

Fado is living a golden age, as we all know: new voices, new poets, new composers and even new ways of understanding it.

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Argentina Santos

Maria Argentina Pinto dos Santos, since 1950 at the head of her typical restaurant “Parreirinha de Alfama”, was born in Lisbon, at the quarter of Mouraria.

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Beatriz da Conecição

Like most fado singers of her generation, she began to sing in the theatre in 1966, with special reference to songs like “Fado para esta noite” and “João Português”.

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Katia Guerreiro

Born in South Africa from portuguese parents, Katia went to the portuguese Azores islands when she was still a child.

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António Lobo Antunes

António Lobo Antunes was born in Lisbon as the eldest of six sons of João Alfredo de Figueiredo Lobo Antunes (born 1915), prominent Neurologist and Professor.

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Ricardo Parreira

Ricardo Parreira began his studies in Portuguese Guitar with 7 years old by his father’s hand, one of the most esteemed guitar players on Fado’s national panorama, António Parreira.

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Alfredo Marceneiro

Alfredo Rodrigo Duarte, better known as Alfredo Marceneiro due to his profession , was born in Lisbon on the 29 February 1891.

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António Chaínho

By the time he left the Army, he had already decided that his future was to be the Portuguese guitar.

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Camané

Camané is the leading male singer in the new generation of stylists in Portugal's native urban song, Fado, ever since his first album came out in 1995.

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Duarte

Duarte early earned the taste of music and was a member of several  pop-rock musical projects until he discovered Fado at Arraiolos, in 1987.

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Vicente da Câmara

Descending from an ancient family, Dom Vicente Maria do Carmo de Noronha da Câmara was born in Lisbon on the 7 May 1928.

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Ana Moura

Ana was born in Santarém, the bustling capital of the Ribatejo. Like young people everywhere, she soon developed an appreciation for other styles of music.

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Celeste Rodrigues

She recalls her childhood, similar to the one of so many other children except for the fact that she was a tomboy, although quite timid and shy.

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Filipa Cardoso

You will forgive my presumption, but to kick off the discussion, here’s the theory: Fado is the art of expressing silence well.

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Hélder Moutinho

Hélder Moutinho is one of the few male singers in Portugal’s Fado tradition, beloved by artists and audiences alike and known for his warm, powerful voice and depth of emotion.

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António Zambujo

António Zambujo was born in Beja in September 1975. He grew up listening to the “Cante Alentejano” that would later influence his musical education.

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Fernando Alvim

Fernando Alvim was born in Cascais on November 6, 1934. At a very early age he begins learning to play the guitar and his first fados with Pedro Araújo.

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Alain Oulman

Alain Oulman was born in Lisbon, on May, 1928. Soon he was fond of books and music and at this time it has started a golden decade to musical composition.

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Carminho

Carminho is a Portuguese fado singer who made her smash hit solo album debut in 2009 with Fado.

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Carlos Zel

Born in Parede on September 29, 1950, Carlos Zel began his professional career in 1967.

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Raquel Tavares

Raquel Tavares (born January 11, 1985) is a singer of Fado. She was born in Lisbon. She had a normal route on her education, but finally decided she could not leave music behind.

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José Afonso

There are many artistic personalities that left their mark in Portuguese music history.  Artists, who by talent, charisma and popularity marked José’s era

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Fernando Maurício

Fernando da Silva Maurício was born in Lisbon; on Rua do Capelão, on the very heart of Mouraria, on November 21, 1933.

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João Braga

As a teenager he surrendered to rock’n’roll, jazz and bossa-nova, which he heard for the first time at the house of one of his friend’s father.

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Carlos do Carmo

Carlos do Carmo was born in Lisbon. He is the son of Lucilia do Carmo, one of the most famous female Fado singers of the XX century.

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Maria Ana Bobone

Maria Ana Bobone was born 1974 in Oporto. She began piano studies at age 7, and at age 12 entered the National Conservatory, where she graduated in piano and singing.

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Dulce Pontes

At the age of four years old she sang the Portuguese national anthem at her home in Montijo, a small town located in front of Lisbon on the other side of the river Tejo.

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Teresa Tapadas

Born in Riachos, at the council of Torres Novas, she began her career in the end of 1994, after being a solo singer in the folklore group “Os Camponeses”.

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Joana Amendoeira

Joana Amendoeira is a born Fado singer, unconditionally a Fado singer. Today and always.

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Ricardo Ribeiro

Ricardo Ribeiro was born in Lisbon. He began singing among his friends and made is public debut with 12 years, at Académica da Ajuda.

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Mariza

Mariza is the stage name of a popular fado singer. She was born Marisa dos Reis Nunes on 16 December 1973 in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.

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Nuno da Câmara Pereira

Born in Lisbon, Nuno da Câmara Pereira is the oldest of eight brothers of a traditional family which always sang fado.

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Margarida Guerreiro

Portuguese born in Alentejo, Margarida’s talent was recognized at a very young age for her warm voice.

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Mário Pacheco

Mário Pacheco’s assured guitar playing and captivating musical composition have not come about by chance.

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Marta Pereira Costa

Marta started playing the Piano at the age of 4: her kindergarten teacher saw in her a very special musical gift!

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Ana Laíns

Ana Laíns sings for the first time in public at the age of 6, the artist born in Tomar soon discovers her innate talent for music and at the age of 15 sings her first fado.

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Cidália Moreira

Cidália, possibly unaware of the theatrical effect her voice has, doesn’t wear fantasies. She tries to create a story: the story of fado that refuses to be unhappy at all costs

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Mafalda Arnauth

Born in Lisbon, on the 4th October in 1974, her passion for music manifested itself since the early days of her life.

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Cristina Branco

Cristina Branco (1972) grew up far from the fado houses of Lisbon and nothing suggested that she was predestined for the fado.

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Ricardo Rocha

He is the grandson of Fontes Rocha, acclaimed guitarist who accompanied many of the greatest classic Fado singers.

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Ana Margarida Pinto

Who knows Ana Margarida Pinto, surely will say that she was born smiling and the Fado is the most precious inheritance of her mother!

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Mísia

Mísia's mother was Spanish and used to be a cabaret dancer, which accounts for many of the influences that shaped her music:

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Ana Sofia Varela

Ana Sofía Varela was born in Lisbon, although she grew up in the countryside (Serpa, Alentejo), where she lived until a few years ago, when she returned to the capital.

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Camané

Camané is the leading male singer in the new generation of stylists in Portugal's native urban song, Fado.

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Carlos Paredes

Carlos Paredes was born on February, 16th, 1925, in Coimbra. Son of Artur Paredes, an equally famous guitar player.

 
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