Cesária Évora - Cape Verde album download
Cesária Évora, GCIH (Portuguese pronunciation: ; 27 August 1941 – 17 December 2011) was a Cape Verdean vocalist and recording artist. Nicknamed the "Barefoot Diva" for performing without shoes, she was also known as the "Queen of Morna". Cise" (as she was known to friends) was born on 27 August 1941 in Mindelo, São Vicente, Cape Verde
Cabo Verde is an album by Cesária Évora. The last single is based on a poem "Quem ca conchê Mindelo, Ca conché Cabo-Verde" by Manuel de Novas, it would be titled "Ess Pais" (Portuguese: "Este Pais"). Sabine Larga'm" (Sabino, leave me). "Partida" (Departure). Sangue de Beirona" (Beirona's blood). Mar Ê Morada de Sodade" (The sea is the home of Nostalgia). Bo Ê Di Meu Cretcheu" (You are mine, beloved). Coragem Irmon" (Take courage, brother).
Complete your Cesaria Evora collection. Cabo Verde (CD, Album). Lusafrica, RCA, BMG Australia Limited. 6. 86, 916 898 62. Cesaria Evora.
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On December 17, 2011, Cesária Évora, a musical ambassador of sorts for Cape Verde, left us. There was an abundance of tributes and declarations by her faithful audience, present in almost every corner of the globe. The singer, as well as the music of her country, were the focus of the blogosphere in recent days, and in the twittersphere Évora became a Trending Topic on the day of her death.
Cesaria Evora Cape Verde. Cesaria Evora (Cape Verde) Angola.
Her 1995 album, Cesária, was released internationally and brought Ms. Évora her first Grammy nomination. Her album Cabo Verde won four Kora awards, a pan-African prize, and was also nominated for a Grammy, as was Miss Perfumado, belatedly released in the United States in 1998. In 2003 Ms. Évora’s Voz d’Amor won the Grammy Award for best contemporary world music album. She is survived by her children, Eduardo and Fernanda, and two grandchildren. The government in Cape Verde declared two days of national mourning in her honor. Continue reading the main story.
With her 1995 album, Cesária, Évora placed her definitive stamp on the style. vora had a gift for elevating morna ballads, a style of song whose lyrics address poverty, longing, and most deeply, partings: of both the physical and emotional kind. Her melodic voice conjured the beauty and struggle, melancholy and yearning of life in Cape Verde. Performing without shoes, Évora was often paid with drinks and trivial tips as she performed for the sailors who arrived on the Portuguese cruise ships that docked at Mindelo
Cesaria Evora aka Cize for her friends, was born on August 27th, 1941 in Mindelo, Cape Verde. With her great voice and stunning looks she soon attracted attention, but her hopes to become a professional singer were yet to be fulfilled. The singer Bana and a Cape Verde women's association respectively invited her to record in Lisbon but not one single producer showed any interest. In 1988 a young frenchman of Cape Verde blood, Josè Da Silva offered her to come to Paris to record an album. She was 47 at the time and had nothing to loose, she had never been to Paris before, so she agreed
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