Madalena Iglésias

Portuguese singer and actress (1939-2018)

Madalena Lucília Iglésias do Vale de Oliveira (24 October 1939 – 16 January 2018)[1] was a Portuguese actress and singer. She represented Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 1966, with the song "Ele e ela". She was born in Lisbon. She also appeared in movies such as Uma hora de Amor (1964),[2] Canção da Saudade (1964) and in Sarilho de fraldas (1966).

Iglésias in 2010

Iglésias died in Barcelona, Spain on 16 January 2018 at the age of 78.[3]


  1. "1939". Cinema Português (in Portuguese). Instituto Camões. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  2. Lusa news agency (23 May 2014). "Madalena Iglésias homenageada sábado no Casino da Figueira". SAPO Música (in Portuguese). Retrieved 27 June 2014.[permanent dead link]
  3. Santos, Pedro (16 January 2018). "Madalena Iglésias – Portugal's 1966 representative has passed away". EuroVisionary. Retrieved 16 January 2018.

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