Portuguese Artist – Amália Rodrigues
Amália Rodrigues was a Portuguese singer whose haunting and passionate performances of Portugal’s melancholic traditional form of music known as Fado brought her international fame.
From her personal life to her career, you’ll learn everything there is to know about this iconic Portuguese singer, listen to some of her songs and finish off with a quick quiz!
GOAL: Learn everything about Amália Rodrigues, the most iconic fado singer in Portugal
Story of Fado, biography of Amália, videos, music interpretation, quizz
Computer or laptop, internet connection, multimedia projector, speakers/sound system.
There will be a facilitator for the activity to guide seniors through the class and the activities included in this workshop.
This activity can be developed online or face-to-face
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