Fado is meant to be felt,
not understood,
or explained.
- Amália Rodrigues

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Personality of the Week
Pedro Caldeira Cabral

4 December, 1950


During his childhood his cousin gave him lessons of guitar and soon he was fond of this instrument. In the following years the doctor and guitar player, César Augusto Bordallo, gave him lessons, but this time on Coimbra’s tune and Carlos Paredes’s style (a repertoire that he performed so well).

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