Mário Pacheco (Biographies/Musicians & Poets)
Mário Pacheco’s assured guitar playing and captivating musical composition have not come about by chance.
Mariza (Biographies/Fado Singers)
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.
Marta Pereira Costa (Biographies/Musicians & Poets)
Marta started playing the Piano at the age of 4: her kindergarten teacher saw in her a very special musical gift!
Martinho d'Assunção (Biographies/Musicians & Poets)
Born in Lisbon at the parish of Santos-o-Velho, on April 12th, 1914 he was son of the poet, Martinho d’Assunção.
Mísia (Biographies/Fado Singers)
Mísia's mother was Spanish and used to be a cabaret dancer, which accounts for many of the influences that shaped her music:
Natalino de Jesus (Biographies/Fado Singers)
Born and raised in Lisbon, Natalino de Jesus experienced the entire fado
environment created by his neighbours’ singing, and frequently visited
popular associations to watch fado performances.
Nuno da Câmara Pereira (Biographies/Fado Singers)
Born in Lisbon, Nuno da Câmara Pereira is the oldest of eight brothers of a traditional family which always sang fado.
Patrícia Costa (Biographies/Fado Singers)
At the age of 8, Patrícia performed live for the first time, singing
Fado, on Guimarães most important Theatre, for a radio show.
Paulo Parreira (Biographies/Musicians & Poets)
Devoted admirer of his father, he was never taught by him, professionally speaking. He just watched and soaked in the know-how.
Pedro Caldeira Cabral (Biographies/Musicians & Poets)
In 1970 he began studying the lute,the viols and other early music string and wind instruments.