Fado Das Caldas-Portugal
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N 39° 24.438 W 009° 08.078
29S E 488409 N 4361985
Quick Description: The popular Portuguese singer Manuel De Almeida wrote and sang Fado Das Caldas
Location: Leiria, Portugal
Date Posted: 2/4/2011 6:22:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMANJC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
About the singer.
Manuel Ferreira de Almeida was born in Lisbon Bica neighborhood in 1922.
Was principally engaged in the profession manufacturer and designer shoes.
At 10 he begins to feel like the Fado, starting to attend the retreats of Fado.
At age 28, decides to become his first professional contract and is in a sling under the direction of Adelina Ramos, where he remained about twelve years. Also sang in the stirrup, Retreat Malhão, Beech, and the Olympia Club.
In 1962 you made is the Feast of Consecration conducted in the Sports Pavilion.
In 1963 and 1964, received the award and the Oscar for Press Press assigned by House of Printing,
It works in RTP Natércia and Mariana Silva da Conceicao.
He was part of the show intenerante Maria Pereira "Colour is Life"
In 1977, acting on the Day of Portugal, on June 10 in Johannesburg
In 1977, acting on the Day of Portugal, on June 10 Stuttggart
Fernanda Maria invited him to Lisbon by night, where he was hired eleven. In 1979 Rodrigo opened his home and invited friends Forte Dom Manuel de Almeida, who remained there until death silenced him.
In 1986 the first Portuguese to sing in North Korea.
Some of his performances are still remembered, emphasizing among them Old Fado, lyrics by Martin Asuncion (father) and Hands Full of Love, letter of Clement Payne.
He recorded more than a dozen LP and about twenty-five singles, while Barcelona recorded their first LP in partnership with Mariana Silva, but the most significant of his career was the publication in 1987 of "I confess Fadista Me" produced by Rão Kyao, the album was considered a pioneer in the link between tradition and modernity.
Author of several poems he played, Not Worth My Well, why want you so bad times that are gone, Far from You, It's the longing, etc.., Whilst many others have sung, João de Freitas, Fernando Farinha, João da Mata, Linhares Barbosa Nascimento Fernandes, etc..
In 1993 in France operates in the town of Saint-Sever.
In February 1994 celebrated the golden anniversary and was honored at the Teatro Sao Luiz.
Manuel de Almeida, has always been an aficionado of bullfighting, and also a big sports fan, getting to play football and athletics in recent years while you can, cycling was his favorite pastime.
Manuel de Almeida died in Cascais, December 3, 1995, since then the many friends she left gather to honor him every year on his birthday April 27.
In 1996 the House of the Press gives him posthumously Trophy-Career Award
Cascais gives its name to two city streets

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About the music.

is a song dedicated to bulls and bullfighters and represented their bullring


About the space.

The bullring is 122 years.
?After completing the necessary work, the square was finally able to reopen the doors. Paulo Pessoa de Carvalho, rented the space, which states that this "is now safer, more well organized, with better health and has been painted."
Musician: Manuel De Almeida

Name of Song: Fado Das Caldas

Relevant Verse:
Calça justa bem 'sticada Já manchada p'lo selim, Polainas afiveladas. Antigamente era assim; Mantas de cor nas boleias (ai) P´ras toiradas e pr'a ceias. De milorde aguisalhada, À cabeça da manada Trote largo e para a frente, Com os seus cavalos baios, As pilecas eram raios Fidalgos iam co'a gente. E p'la ponte de Tornada Por lá é que era o caminho Bem conduzindo a manada A passo, devagarinho, E quem mandava o campino (ai) Era o mestre Victorino. Praça cheia, toca o hino É dos Gamas, gado matreiro Victor Morais, o campino, Anadia, o cavaleiro Que sortes tão bem mandadas Haviam nessas toiradas. Nos tempos que não vivi Findavam as brincadeiras Nas barracas do Levi Com dois tintos das Gaeiras Entre cartazes, letreiros Com toiros, cavaleiros


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