|Birth name||José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos|
|Also known as||Zeca Afonso|
|Born||2 August 1929|
|Died||23 February 1987(aged 57)|
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.
Afonso died of ALS.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Associação José Afonso (José Afonso Association)
- As Canções de José Afonso (José Afonso's Songs)
- Letras de José Afonso (José Afonso's lyrics)
- 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