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José Afonso (I) (1929–1987)

José Afonso was born on August 2, 1929 in Aveiro, Portugal as José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos. He was married to Zélia Afonso and Maria Amália Oliveira. He died on February 23, 1987 in Setúbal, Portugal. See full bio »


(age 57) in Setúbal, Portugal

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April Captains Soundtrack
Riscos Composer
Camarate Soundtrack


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  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #7.5 (2011) ... (performer: "Grândola, vila morena") / (writer: "Grândola, vila morena")
 2001 Camarate (writer: "O Comboio Descendente")
 2000 April Captains (performer: "Grândola, vila morena") / (writer: "Grândola, vila morena")
  Aleph, lectures contades (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Fernando Pessoa (1999) ... (performer: "Cantar alentejano") / (writer: "Cantar alentejano")
 1977 Continuar a Viver ou Os Índios da Meia-Praia (Documentary) ("Os Índios da Meia Praia" (original song)) / (writer: "Os Índios da Meia Praia" (original song))
 1975 Torre Bela (Documentary) (performer: "Grandola Vila Morena", "Grândola, Vila Morena" - uncredited) / (writer: "Grandola Vila Morena", "Grândola, Vila Morena" - uncredited)
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 2001 A Noite do Golpe de Estado (Documentary)
 1999 Se a Memória Existe (Short)
 1997 Riscos (TV Series)
 1986 Fernão, Mentes? (TV Movie)
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 2015 Mini-Festa (Video short) (stock music)
 2014 Primeiros Passos (Video short) (stock music)
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 1984 Ninguém Duas Vezes
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 2017 Rosas de Ermera (Documentary) (dedicatee - as Zeca)
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 1976 Cantigamente (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... Himself
 1975 Torre Bela (Documentary)
Himself - Singer

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In 1969 he recorded "Cantares do Andarilho" in Paris and won the Award of Casa da Imprensa for best album of the year. See more »



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