Carlos do Carmo

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Carlos do Carmo
Carlos do Carmo in 2007
Carlos do Carmo in 2007
Background information
Birth nameCarlos Manuel de Ascenção do Carmo de Almeida
Born(1939-12-21)21 December 1939
Lisbon, Portugal
Died1 January 2021 (aged 81)
Lisbon, Portugal
Years active1964–2020
LabelsUniversal Music

Carlos Manuel de Ascenção do Carmo de Almeida ComIH (21 December 1939 – 1 January 2021) better known as Carlos do Carmo, was a Portuguese fado singer.[1] He began singing and recording in 1963. His first EP record was "Mário Simões e o seu Quarteto Apresentando Carlos do Carmo". His most famous songs are Lágrimas de Orvalho, Lisboa Menina e Moça and Canoas do Tejo.

Carmo represented Portugal at the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with "Uma flor de verde pinho".

Carmo died on 1 January 2021 from problems caused by a ruptured aneurysm in Lisbon, aged 81.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Carlos Do Carmo Biography – Albums". Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. Morreu o fadista Carlos do Carmo (in Portuguese)