José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos, known as José Afonso, Zeca Afonso (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈzɛkɐ aˈfõsu]) or just Zeca (2 August 1929 – 23 February 1987) was a well known Portuguese folk and political musician. He became an icon in Portugal for his music criticizing the dictatorial regime of Oliveira Salazar.
|Birth name||José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos|
|Also known as||Zeca Afonso|
|Born||2 August 1929|
|Died||23 February 1987(aged 57)|
Afonso died of ALS.
- Associação José Afonso (José Afonso Association)
- As Canções de José Afonso (José Afonso's Songs) Archived 2007-02-22 at the Wayback Machine
- Letras de José Afonso (José Afonso's lyrics) Archived 2007-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
- Last.FM entry about José Afonso
- O que é preciso é criar desassossego (What is needed is to create unrest) José Afonso's last interview Archived 2019-04-25 at the Wayback Machine