Ademilde Fonseca

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Ademilde Fonseca (1959, Correio da Manhã )

Delfino Ademilde Fonseca (born March 4, 1921 in São Gonçalo do Amarante , † March 27, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro ) was a Brazilian singer of choro .

Live and act

Fonseca grew up in Natal , where she performed early and married the musician Naldimar Gedeão Delfim. In 1941 the couple moved to Rio and Fonseca appeared on Renato Murce's show Papel Carbono ; the following year she had a first hit with Tico-Tico no Fubá with the band of Benedito Lacerda. In 1943 she recorded Apanhei-te, Cavaquinho and Urubu Malandro , which led to a successful career as a singer. In 1944 she got a contract with the radio station Rádio Tupi in Rio de Janeiro; In 1945 she played the Polka Rato, Rato , which is considered a classic of the choro genre and earned her the title Rainha do Choro . Accompanied by Garoto and Conjunto Bossa Clube , she recorded other choro titles such as Sonhador, Celestial and Meu Cavaquinho . After the decline of choro in the 1940s, she only had success again in the 1950s with Brasileirinho and Teco-teco , accompanied by Waldir Azevedo . In 1952 she performed in Paris with Severino Araújos Orquestra Tabajara . A number of albums were made by 1955, and she appeared on broadcasts of the Rádio Nacional . In 1964 she went on tour in Portugal and Spain with the singer Jamelão. Fonseca had successful appearances with her old hits in shows at the Teatro Opinião in 1970; In 1975 the album Top Tape was released .

Discographic notes

  • Títulos de Nobreza - Ademilde no Choro
  • Ademilde Fonseca & Seus Choreos Maravilhosos
  • Os Grandes Sucessos Juninos
  • Rainha do Choro (1997)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Obituary ( Portuguese )
  2. Ademilde Fonseca at Clique Music