TITLE

Amalia Rodrigues

AUTHOR(S)
Colquhoun, Keith; Wroe, Ann
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Economist Book of Obituaries;2008, p322
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
An obituary for Portuguese folk-singer Amalia Rodrigues is presented.
ACCESSION #
34933430

 

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