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Cesaria Evora
Cesaria Evora15 hours ago
Composed in 1999 for Cesária Évora by the Cape-Verdean musician Pedro Rodrigues – also author of the beautiful “Nha Cancera Ka Tem Medida” sung by the diva – this ode to the Carnival of São Vicente that takes place every year in Cape Verde is a samba, as a tribute to the music that is played during the Rio de Janeiro’s festivities.

"São Vicente é um brasilin
Chei di ligria chei di cor
Ness três dia di loucura
Ca ten guerra ê carnaval
Ness morabeza sen igual"

"São Vicente is a little Brazil
Full of joy and colours
During these three wild days
There are no brawls
It is the carnival
A jubilation
To be found nowhere else"
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Cesaria Evora - Carnaval de São Vicente (Audio)
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Cesaria Evora2 weeks ago
7th February 1995: The album “Cesaria” is released in twenty countries including the USA (more than 200,000 copies sold). The album is nominated for the Grammy Awards. Cesaria appears for 10 days at the Paris Bataclan and goes on her first tour of North America.
Madonna, David Byrne, Brandford Marsalis and New York society flock to see her.
Goran Bregovic asks her to record the song “Ausencia” for the original soundtrack of Emir Kusturica’s film “Underground”...
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Cesaria Evora4 weeks ago
Two years ago (26/01/2018) the EP "Cesaria Evora / Carnaval de Mindelo" was released : 4 tracks rerecorded (only the vocals are the same) in the style of the Mindelo carnival.
It is extraordinary to hear her magical voice again, backed by extremely festive new arrangements from Hernani Almeida.
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Cesaria Evora - Pomba (versão carnaval) (Audio)
Pomba (versão carnaval) - Extrait du nouvel EP "Carnaval de Mindelo" : --- Abonnez-vous à la CHAINE OFFICIELL...
Cesaria Evora
Cesaria Evora1 month ago
Ten years ago Lura writes “Moda Bô”, a tribute song to Cesaria, The two women record it as a duet in January 2010.

“As a child, I dreamed of being like you
Singing on stage in divine light, like you
Often in my teens in front of the mirror
I used a pretend microphone to sing like you
I want to sing like you” sings Lura to Cesaria, who replies to her :
“In my time, I’ve met people and seen the world
Achieved my life’s dream, singing of Cape Verde, singing of my land
I want to share my experience with everyone
I want to share the history of a people with the world
The history of a life”.
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Lura & Cesaria Evora - Moda Bô (official)
A slideshow with pictures of Lura and Cesaria Evora, on Moda Bô recorded in January 2010. Lura : Facebook : iTunes : htt...
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Cesaria Evora2 months ago
Boas Festas ! Happy Holidays ! Bonnes Fêtes !

Photo : ©Joe Wuerfel / Lusafrica
Cesaria Evora
Cesaria Evora2 months ago
Cesaria Evora
27 August 1941 – 17 December 2011

2011 – After a few shows in Minsk (March 10th), Bogota (March 17th & 19th) and a series of concerts in Russia early April, Cesaria comes back stronger than ever on the stage of Parisian venue Le Grand Rex Paris on April 29th & 30th. She gives a dozen performances from May to July including shows in Poland, Vienna (Austria), Brussels (Palais des Beaux Arts) and Italy, before going home to rest in Cape Verde where she celebrates her 70th birthday simply surrounded by her close ones.

Later, in an interview done with Le Monde on September 23rd, Cesaria announces her retirement from this nomad life, which has taken her to the 4 corners of the world since her great debut on an international level in 1991.

Cesaria Evora passed away on Saturday the 17th of December 2011, in her hometown of Mindelo.

Photo : N'Krumah Lawson Daku