Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Traditional (and trad-based) world music
Cesária Évora died in December 2011. Most recent release, Greatest Hits (2015); final release of new material, Mãe Carinhosa (2013)
Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday
Comments about live performance:
Went to see Cesária Évora last night at the Cedar Cultural Center here in Minneapolis.
DVD releases include Live in Paris and Live D'Amor. Cesária Évora recorded "Lagrumas Negros" with Compay Segundo for his Duets album (2002). "Natal" appears on the World Christmas compilation (1996). "Bésame Mucho" appears on the Great Expectations soundtrack (1998). A live version of "Petit" appears on Live at the Cedar: Visionaries compilation (2006).
Thanks to JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.
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