Amália Rodrigues

Amália Rodrigues, also known as Rainha do Fado (“Queen of Fado"), was a popular Portuguese fado singer.
She was born on the 1st of July, 1920 in Lisbon, Portugal.
During her career, she often toured abroad, popularizing fado worldwide.
Her strong yet beautiful voice was adored by many. When she died on the 6th of October, 1999, the Portuguese government declared a national mourning for three days.
One of her most popular songs is Uma Casa Portuguesa (A Portuguese House).
The song conveys an atmosphere of modesty, warmth, and love felt within a Portuguese home.

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