Carlos do Carmo

1939 - 2021

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Carlos Manuel de Ascenção do Carmo de Almeida ComIH (21 December 1939 – 1 January 2021), better known as Carlos do Carmo, was a Portuguese fado singer. The son of Lucília do Carmo, a well-known fadista, do Carmo began his career in fado following his father's death in 1962, when he returned from a period in Switzerland to help his mother run the family's fado house. He began singing himself shortly afterwards and, in 1963, he began his career as a recording artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos do Carmo has received more than 132,838 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Carlos do Carmo is the 747th most popular singer (down from 500th in 2019), the 248th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 187th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Portuguese Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Carlos do Carmo ranks 747 out of 4,381Before him are Edita Piekha, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Juanes, Indila, Hugues Aufray, and Michael Bublé. After him are José Luis Perales, Nick Kamen, Gali Atari, Arash, Lilli Lehmann, and Patsy Cline.

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Among people born in 1939, Carlos do Carmo ranks 230Before him are Louis Andriessen, Valery Ryumin, Angelo Sormani, João César Monteiro, Jaime Paz Zamora, and Abdelmajid Lakhal. After him are Panajot Pano, Dean Corll, Elena Obraztsova, Charles Geschke, Heinrich Messner, and Sandro Salvadore. Among people deceased in 2021, Carlos do Carmo ranks 228Before him are Louis Andriessen, Margitta Gummel, Lamine Diack, Freimut Börngen, Yevhen Marchuk, and Sergei Kovalev. After him are Nick Kamen, Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze, Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, Justo Tejada, Lee Evans, and Judith Reisman.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Carlos do Carmo ranks 248 out of 633Before him are António de Andrade (1580), João Fernandes Lavrador (1453), Damião de Góis (1502), João César Monteiro (1939), Vasco de Almeida e Costa (1932), and John of Biclaro (540). After him are Maria de Medeiros (1965), Afonso Gonçalves Baldaia (1415), Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1887), Rosa Mota (1958), José Policarpo (1936), and Pedro da Fonseca (1528).

Among SINGERS In Portugal

Among singers born in Portugal, Carlos do Carmo ranks 5Before him are Amália Rodrigues (1920), Carmen Miranda (1909), Zeca Afonso (1929), and Maria Severa Onofriana (1820). After him are Mísia (1955), Dulce Pontes (1969), Lio (1962), Salvador Sobral (1989), Simone de Oliveira (1938), Sara Tavares (1978), and Paulo de Carvalho (1947).