Amália Rodrigues

1920 - 1999

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Amália da Piedade Rebordão Rodrigues GCSE, GCIH (23 July 1920 – 6 October 1999), better known as Amália Rodrigues (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈmaliɐ ʁuˈðɾiɣɨʃ]) or popularly as Amália, was a Portuguese fadista (fado singer) and actress. Known as the 'Rainha do Fado' ("Queen of Fado"), Rodrigues was instrumental in popularising fado worldwide and travelled internationally throughout her career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amália Rodrigues has received more than 324,727 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Amália Rodrigues is the 77th most popular singer (down from 54th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Portugal (down from 28th in 2019) and the most popular Portuguese Singer.

Amália Rodrigues was a Portuguese singer who became famous in the 1950s and 1960s. She is most famous for her interpretations of fado music.

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  • 47

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  • 3.56

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Among singers, Amália Rodrigues ranks 77 out of 3,541Before her are Johnny Hallyday, Florence Foster Jenkins, Karel Gott, Bonnie Tyler, Fairuz, and Miriam Makeba. After her are Steven Tyler, Nancy Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Domenico Modugno, Robert Plant, and Salvatore Adamo.

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Among people born in 1920, Amália Rodrigues ranks 23Before her are Gianni Rodari, Traudl Junge, Zecharia Sitchin, Boris Vian, Frank Herbert, and Melina Mercouri. After her are John Demjanjuk, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Richard von Weizsäcker, Owen Chamberlain, Mickey Rooney, and Walter Matthau. Among people deceased in 1999, Amália Rodrigues ranks 13Before her are Wilt Chamberlain, Pete Conrad, Joaquín Rodrigo, Yehudi Menuhin, Wassily Leontief, and Gertrude B. Elion. After her are Georgios Papadopoulos, Robert Bresson, Raisa Gorbacheva, Fred Trump, Willi Stoph, and Jerzy Grotowski.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Amália Rodrigues ranks 33 out of 479Before her are Manuel II of Portugal (1889), António Egas Moniz (1874), Edward, King of Portugal (1391), John IV of Portugal (1604), Afonso III of Portugal (1210), and Carlos I of Portugal (1863). After her are Maria I of Portugal (1734), Orosius (375), Sister Lúcia (1907), Afonso IV of Portugal (1291), Henry, King of Portugal (1512), and John VI of Portugal (1767).

Among SINGERS In Portugal

Among singers born in Portugal, Amália Rodrigues ranks 1After her are Carmen Miranda (1909), Zeca Afonso (1929), Carlos do Carmo (1939), Mísia (1955), Dulce Pontes (1969), Simone de Oliveira (1938), Salvador Sobral (1989), Paulo de Carvalho (1947), Lio (1962), Carlos Mendes (1947), and Teresa Salgueiro (1969).