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Carlos do Carmo
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Carlos do Carmo in 2007
Background information
Birth nameCarlos Manuel de Ascenção do Carmo de Almeida
Born(1939-12-21)21 December 1939
Lisbon, Portugal
Died1 January 2021 (aged 81)
Lisbon, Portugal
GenresFado
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1964–2020
LabelsUniversal Music
Associated actsLucília do Carmo, Alfredo Marceneiro, Amália Rodrigues, José Carlos Ary dos Santos, Fernando Tordo

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.[1] He began singing and recording in 1963. His first EP record was "Mário Simões e o seu Quarteto Apresentando Carlos do Carmo". His most famous songs are Lágrimas de Orvalho, Lisboa Menina e Moça and Canoas do Tejo.

Carmo represented Portugal at the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with "Uma flor de verde pinho".

Carmo died on 1 January 2021 from problems caused by a ruptured aneurysm in Lisbon, aged 81.[2]

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