Cesária Evora dies aged 70

Cesaria Evora – Besame Mucho

Africa loses a voice, Heaven gains a soul

It would be no exaggeration at all to say that Cesária Évora was, is and shall always be the voice of Africa for millions of people. It is a fact that Cesária Évora is world heritage for the CPLP/Portuguese-speaking countries and shall always be. BecauseCesária Évora: Africa loses a voice, Heaven gains a soul. 46181.jpeg Cesária Évora is more than a voice, more than a heart and more than a soul.

At 70 years of age, Cesária Évora’s body left us in the Hospital Baptista de Sousa, São Vicente Island, Cape Verde this Saturday December 17. What will live on is far more than her voice, for her voice was simply a vehicle to convey her heart, her soul and the heart and soul of Africa. What will live on is the melancholy, the nostalgia, the unrequited love, the burning hope and desire, the love, the humanity… of Africa and Africans, in Cesária Évora’s voice. Full link

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