Adeus Cesaria Evora

Cesaria Evora, a singer from Cape Verde, has died today. It’s not often that a singer from these Western African islands becomes internationally famous. This is what happened to Cesaria Evora in the 1980s. It would be quite hard to describe her style: sadness, alcohol, blues, cigarettes. Listen to her instead:

 

 

 

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