Amália Rodrigues

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    As Melhores da Rainha do Fado

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        The unrivaled queen of the Portuguese fado, singer Am+ília Rodrigues was born in Lisbon's Alfama district in 1920; one of ten children, she was abandoned by her mother at the age of one and raised by her grandmother, spending her formative years selling produce on the streets and working as a seamstress. Against the wishes of her family, as a teen Rodrigues performed as a tango dancer, and at 19 she made her professional singing debut alongside her sister, Celeste, at the fashio... Read more

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