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 103,918 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Carlos do Carmo is the 841st most popular singer (down from 801st in 2019), the 245th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 215th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Portuguese Singer.

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  • 16

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  • 4.03

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  • 2.13

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Among singers, Carlos do Carmo ranks 841 out of 3,541Before him are Shakin' Stevens, Jisoo, Halid Bešlić, Elisabeth Schumann, Minnie Riperton, and Kate Ryan. After him are Katja Ebstein, Odetta, Valentina Tolkunova, Paula Abdul, Kumar Sanu, and Polad Bülbüloğlu.

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Among people born in 1939, Carlos do Carmo ranks 263Before him are Ernst Zündel, James Mancham, Jaime Paz Zamora, Bobby Hull, Hugh Masekela, and Giorgio Ferrini. After him are Vivi Bach, Ernie Terrell, Michael J. Pollard, Dariush Mehrjui, Jean-Claude Gaudin, and Yves Meyer. Among people deceased in 2021, Carlos do Carmo ranks 8Before him are Phil Spector, Sheldon Adelson, Tanya Roberts, Michael Apted, Marion Ramsey, and Henri Schwery. After him are Eusébio Scheid, Vassilis Alexakis, Rush Limbaugh, Colin Bell, Gimax, and Peter Mark Richman.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Carlos do Carmo ranks 245 out of 479Before him are Nadir Afonso (1920), António Ribeiro (1928), Jorge de Montemor (1520), Diogo Freitas do Amaral (1941), Paulo Bento (1969), and Maniche (1977). After him are Fábio Coentrão (1988), Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira (1888), João do Canto e Castro (1862), José Malhoa (1855), Bruno Alves (1981), and António Simões (1943).

Among SINGERS In Portugal

Among singers born in Portugal, Carlos do Carmo ranks 4Before him are Amália Rodrigues (1920), Carmen Miranda (1909), and Zeca Afonso (1929). After him are 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).