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Elza Soares, a Brazilian music icon, has passed away

Elza Soares, a Brazilian music icon, has passed away

Brazilian singer Elsa Soares died Thursday at the age of 91 at her home in Rio de Janeiro. The information was provided by the artist’s communications agency.

“It is with great sadness and regret that we inform you of the death of 91-year-old singer-songwriter Elsa Soares, at 3:45 pm at her home in Rio de Janeiro, from natural causes,” it was shared on the artist’s channel. The official Instagram page.

Elsa Soares was born on June 23, 1930, in the favela of Moça Bonita, into a very poor family. Her life was marked by struggle and overcoming difficulties, having become a source of inspiration for black women in Brazil and the world.

The artist, who “sang to the end”, said that the difficulties she faced made her feel as if she had lived several lives in one life, as the Brazilian website recalls. a look.

He began his samba career at the end of the fifties of the last century, during his career he released 34 albums, and in addition to the most famous genre in Brazilian culture, he also sang other rhythms such as jazz, hip-hop and even electronic music. Music. Even at the age of 91, Elza Soares edited new songs and also gave a concert on February 3 at Casa Natura, in São Paulo.

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