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Amália Rodrigues (1920–1999)

Amália Rodrigues was born in Lisbon, Portugal July 23rd, 1920 to a poor and numerous family. Since her childhood she showed a talent for singing although she debuted formally in 1939 at 19 years old, becoming a great popular success. During World War II she carried out long tours for Spain and Brazil and she obtained in 1945 her first great musical... See full bio »

Died:

(age 79) in Lisbon, Portugal

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 1991 Until the End of the World
Woman in Street Car
 1971 Os Deuses Estão Mortos (TV Series)
Eugénia Castro
- Episode dated 14 December 1971 (1971) ... Eugénia Castro
- Episode dated 8 March 1971 (1971) ... Eugénia Castro
 1968 A Sapateira Prodigiosa (TV Movie)
Shoemaker
 1965 Enchanted Isles
Hunila
 1964 Fado Corrido
Maria do Amparo
 1958 O Céu da Minha Rua (TV Movie)
Isaura
 1958 Sangue Toureiro
Maria da Graça
 1955 The Lovers of Lisbon
Amália
 1949 Vendaval Maravilhoso
Eugênia Câmara
 1947 Capas Negras
Maria de Lisboa
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Other Works:

Poet: wrote lyrics to many of her songs. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

Amalia Rodríguez
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Trivia:

Her parents and older sibling moved to Fundão when Amália was 14 months old. She stayed with her grandparents in Lisbon. Amália move to her parents house at the age of 14 when they return to Lisbon. See more »

Nickname:

Rainha do Fado

Star Sign:

Leo

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