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

An interactive museum to see, hear and feel Fado - Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Discover centuries of history and personalities that still reinvent and keep this heritage alive today. Visit us.

Get to know who sings, who plays and the history that unites all of us.

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Carlos Gonçalves

03 June, 1938 - 23 March, 2020

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Between 1968 and 69, he became player of the group who accompanied Amália Rodrigues on her performances, on which Fontes Rocha was the conductor. Musical arrangements to Amália’s performances denote his technique and musical perception. The lyrics of some songs like "Grito", "Ai Maria!" and "Lágrima" (1983) were of Amália’s authorship.

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