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Manuel Hilario

Fadista

A Tarde de Fados tribute to fadista Manuel Hilario was held by family and friends at Incognito in  New Bedford, MA. on Sunday, April 14, 2013.

 

Manuel Hilario was born in Algarve, Portugal. He was a sailor in the Portuguese Navy where his talent  for singing fado began to be noticed. After leaving the Navy Manuel became a professional singer and traveled throughout Portugal and sang at numerous fado houses.

 

In the 1970's Manuel Hilario came to the United States and settled in the New Bedford area where he started working as a professional fisherman. While in the US he sang at many restaurants and Portuguese clubs in New England  and the west coast.  He also sang regularly at the Fado Restaurant in Acushnet, MA and at Estrela do Mar Restaurant, a restaurant then owned by fadista Dinis Paiva.

 

Manuel Hilario sang several fados to the delight of those who came to pay tribute to him.

 

Below are some photos of the Tarde de Fados tribute to Manuel Hilario:

 

Ana Vinagre, fadista

Angela Brito, Fadista

Angela Brito, fadista - California - US

Carlos Furtado

Carlos Macedo, fadista

Catarina Avelar, fadista

Celia Maria, fadista

Dinis Paiva, fadista

David Silveira Garcia, fadista

Elizabeth Maria, fadista

Elizabeth MariaElisabeth Maria, fadista - New Jersey - US

Fatima Santos, fadista

Jose Carlos, fadista

Jose Carlos

Jose Carlos, fadista - Massachusetts - US

Jennifer Bettencourt, fadista

Jeremias Macedo, fadista

Jeremias Macedo

Josefina Couto, fadista

Jose Ribeiro, fadista

Jose Ribeiro

Kimberly Gomes

Luis Ferraz, fadista

Manuel Brandao, fadista

Manuel Brandao

Manuel Brandao, fadista (fado singer)

Manuel Hilario, fadista

Manuel Hilario

Maria Teresa Santos, fadista

Marylou Lawrence, fadista

Nathalie Pires, fadista

Pedro Botas, fadista

Pedro Botas

Pedro Botas, fadista - New Jersey - US

Ramana Vieira, fadista

Rosa Maria, fadista

Rosa Maria

Rosa Maria, fadista - Massachusetts - US

Salome Cardinali, fadista

Sandra Pinheiro Pacheco, fadista

Sandy Batista, fadista

Sonia Bettencourt

Tania DaSilva, fadista

Tony Gouveia, fadista

Victor Reveredo, fadista

Zélia Freitas, fadista

 

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Fado Singers - Fadistas

 

Ana Vinagre, Angela Brito, Carlos Furtado, Catarina Avelar, Cathy Pimentel, Celia Maria, Dinis Paiva, David Silveira Garcia, Elizabeth Maria, Fátima Santos, Jorge Ramos, Jose Carlos, Jennifer Bettencourt, Jeremias Macedo, Josefina Couto, Jose Ribeiro, Kimberly Gomes, Luis Ferraz, Manuel Brandão, Manuel Hilario, Maria Teresa Santos, Marylou Lawrence, Nathalie Pires, Pedro Botas, Ramana Vieira, Rodrigo Costa Felix, Rosa Maria, Salome Cardinali, Sandra Pinheiro Pacheco, Sandy Batista, Sara Correia, Sonia Bettencourt. Sonya da Silva, Tania DaSilva, Tony Gouveia, Victor Reveredo, Zélia Freitas

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