Genival Lacerda

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Genival Lacerda Cavalcante[1] (5 April 1931 – 7 January 2021) was a Brazilian forró singer-songwriter. He was born in Campina Grande, Paraíba.[2][3] His best known songs were Severina Xique-Xique, Radinho de Pilha and O Chevette da Menina.

In December 2017, Lacerda was honored with the Order of Cultural Merit.[4]

Lacerda died on January 7, 2021, in Recife, Pernambuco from COVID-19, aged 89.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Genival Lacerda profile". Museu da TV. Retrieved 2021-01-07.
  2. (28 June 2007). Genival Lacerda é assaltado e bandidos levam instrumentos, O Globo
  3. (25 March 1995). Latin Notas, Billboard
  4. (19 December 2017). Genival Lacerda recebe Ordem do Mérito Cultural no Palácio do Planalto, Jornal da Paraíba
  5. "Genival Lacerda morre aos 89 anos, vítima da covid-19 - 07/01/2021 - UOL TV e Famosos". Retrieved 2021-01-07.