Cesária Évora

Reference Number
RF470916177
Gender
Female
Artists Name
Cesária Évora
Activity of Fame
  • Singer
Birth Dates
Star Sign
Virgo (Aug 24th – Sept 23rd)
Country of Birth
Cape Verde
State of Birth
Concelho de Sao Vicente
City of Birth
Mindelo
Death Dates
Date of Death
Dec 17, 2011
Cause of Death
Disease
Country of Death
Cape Verde
State of Death
Concelho de Sao Vicente
City of Death
Mindelo
Funeral
Funeral Method
Burial in Earth
Location
Country of Funeral
Cape Verde
City of Funeral
Mindelo
Description
Cesária Évora (born August 27, 1941 in Mindelo, † December 17, 2011 in Mindelo) was the most famous singer of Cape Verde and is considered the queen of the Morna. Cesaria Evora was called the "barefoot diva" because she performed traditionally without shoes and socks. She came from a musician family of the city of Mindelo on the island of São Vicente. The language of their songs is the Cape Verdean creole of their homeland.



In 2008, Cesária Évora suffered a stroke during a tour in Australia. She died on 17 December 211 at the age of 70 years in São Vicente, Cape Verde, the apnea and hypertension. She was buried in the Municipal Friedhofin Mindelo, São Vicente, Cape Verde.



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