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Katia Guerreiro (Portugal)


Born in 1977 in South Africa, the fado singer is compared to the legendary Amalia Rodriguez. Katia comes from the traditional fado school – the critics emphasize on her expression and the special beauty of her voice, writing that she is even the incarnation of the Portuguese saudade: inseparable from fado concept, meaning sadness, melancholy, loneliness. The work of Katia Guerreiro is a new fado, interpretation of contemporary poetry and composition while maintaining traditional performance expression.


Concert as part of the festival: July 20, 2003, 8:30 PM

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