Cesária Évora

    Cesária Évora

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    Cesária Évora

    Cesária Évora

    • Cesária Évora

    Cesária Évora

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        A native of the island nation of Cape Verde, Cesária Évora was known as the country's foremost practitioner of the morna, which is strongly associated with the islands and combines West African percussion with Portuguese fados, Brazilian modhinas, and British sea shanties. Évora began singing morna at age 16 after meeting an attractive young guitarist. Her talent soon had her performing all over the islands, and in the late '60s two of her radio tapes were released as albums in ... Read more

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