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.

Personality of the Week
Jaime Santos

1 June, 1909 - 4 July, 1982


Jaime Santos composed a series of melodies, with special reference to "A Minha Guitarra", "Corrido Fidalgo", "Corrido do Mestre Zé", "Danças Portuguesas", "De Nova Iorque a Lisboa", "Fado das Berlengas", "Festa na Aldeia", "Marcha Fadista", "Menor da Velha Guarda", (...). A number of these fado songs became true classics, performed by the best fado singers

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