Alfredo Marceneiro

Alfredo Marceneiro
Birth name Alfredo Rodrigo Duarte
Born (1891-02-25)February 25, 1891
Origin Lisbon, Portugal
Died June 26, 1982(1982-06-26) (aged 91)
Genres Fado
Instruments Vocals

Alfredo Rodrigues Duarte ComIH (February 25, 1891 – June 26, 1982), better known as Alfredo Marceneiro because of his original profession as a woodworker, (Portuguese marceneiro), was a Portuguese Fado singer, with a singular voice. Marceneiro became a standard against which generations of fado singers are still measured today.

On June 10, 1984, he was awarded posthumously Commander of the Order of Infante D. Henrique by former President of the Portuguese Republic, General Ramalho Eanes.

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