José Mário Branco

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José Mário Branco (25 May 1945 – 19 November 2019) was a Portuguese singer-songwriter, actor, and record producer. He was a critic of the Salazar regime and as a result, he was exiled in France in 1963.[1] He worked with musicians Sérgio Godinho and Zeca Afonso, whose records he produced and recorded at the Château d'Hérouville studios.

Branco died of a stroke on 19 November 2019 at the age of 77.[2]

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  1. Caetano, Maria João (19-11-2019). "Para ele a cantiga era uma arma: morreu José Mário Branco". Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese). Retrieved 19-11-2019. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  2. "Morreu José Mário Branco, um dos nomes maiores da canção portuguesa". Público (in Portuguese). 19-11-2019. Retrieved 19-11-2019. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)