Celeste Rodrigues

Portuguese singer

Maria Celeste Rebordão Rodrigues GCIH (14 March 1923 – 1 August 2018) was a Portuguese fadista (fado singer) and the younger sister of Amália Rodrigues. She was born in Fundão,[1] Portugal. Rodrigues was known for her songs such as Lenda das Algas (Legend of the Algae), Já é tarde (It is already late) and Fado Celeste achievements.

Rodrigues in December 2008

Rodrigues lived in Lisbon and Washington, D.C..[2] She died in Lisbon on 1 August 2018 from a stroke, aged 95.[3]

References change

  1. "Personalidades: Celeste Rodrigues". Lisboa: Museu do Fado. November 2009. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  2. Catarina Rocha (2011-01-02). "Celeste Rodrigues". Portal do Fado. Retrieved 2016-03-20.
  3. Morreu a fadista Celeste Rodrigues (in Portuguese)