Mariza on Amália Rodrigues: “She represents, for me, the diva of the 20th century” | Songlines
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Mariza on Amália Rodrigues: “She represents, for me, the diva of the 20th century”

By Simon Broughton

2020 marked the centenary of the birth of the ‘Queen of Fado,’ Amália Rodrigues. Simon Broughton speaks to Mariza, the heir to Amália’s crown, and fado historian Rui Vieira Nery about her legacy

Songlines Music Awards 2019 © Miguel Santos Free89

Mariza performing at Songlines Music Awards 2019, EartH, London (photo by Miguel Santos)

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