On weekends, Clara participated in the rehearsals of the Renaissance Choir, at the church in the neighborhood where she lived. After a few LPs featuring assorted styles, she became a samba vocalist in the s and became well known. Aurino would also be her boyfriend for ten years. It was a remarkable achievement which helped to overturn the idea that women were unable to become big record sellers in Brazil and thereby stimulated other companies to invest in other female samba musicians, such as Alcione and Beth Carvalho. Clara Nunes Portuguese pronunciation:
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Retrieved 30 May In the morning of April 2, — a Holy Saturday — Clara Nunes was officially declared dead, at the age of 40, victim of an anaphylactic shock. Inshe toured Europe. Retrieved from ” https: Following the end of her TV show, inClara moved to the Copacabana neighborhood in Nunex de Janeiro to pursue a national junes as singer. InClara had a hit with the samba “Conto de Areia” and her album sold approximatelycopies.
At the peak of her career, Nunes would sell more than a million copies of each album she released. After a few LPs featuring assorted styles, she became a samba vocalist in the s and became well known. Feirq, the singer was the victim of a series of speculations that circulated in the media over her hospital admission, including ” artificial inseminationabortionsuicide attempt, and spousal abuse by her husband”.
Clara Nunes – Wikipedia
At that time, she made her first appearance on television, performing on Hebe Camargo ‘s show in Belo Horizonte. Views Read Edit View history.
Aurino would also be her boyfriend for ten years. On April 2,she died at age 40 after clada from anaphylaxis during a surgery to treat varicose veins. A similar episode occurred after the death of her friend, xlara Elis Reginain the previous year. Admired by her voice, he took Clara to sing in several local radio programs, such as Degraus da Famain which she performed under the name of Clara Francisca.
As a prize, she won a blue dress.
In the state capital, Clara lived with her sister Vicentina and her brother Joaquim. In her honor, the street in Oswaldo Cruz where Portela is located was named after her. Clara mqngaio also famous for songs crafted from the rhythms of Umbanda, her Afro-Brazilian religion, and for her typical costumes, as she always mangsio in white and wore lots of necklaces and African beads.
Mangaii had an enormous success with samba songs written by composers such as Nelson CavaquinhoPaulinho da Viola and Chico Buarquein addition to songs devoted to orishas and Portelaher favorite samba school. She also began to perform as a crooner in nightclubs and bars in the state capital, later working with then bassist Milton Nascimentothen known as Bituca. For three consecutive years she was named the best radio singer of Minas Gerais.
It was a remarkable achievement which helped to overturn the idea that women were unable to become big record sellers in Brazil and thereby stimulated other companies to invest in other female samba musicians, such as Alcione and Beth Carvalho. On weekends, Clara participated in the rehearsals manbaio the Renaissance Choir, at the church in the neighborhood where she lived.
There, she worked as a weaver by day and attended school by night.
On March 5,Clara Nunes clarx a seemingly simple surgery to treat msngaio veinsbut ended up having an allergic reaction to one of the components of the anesthetic. The following albums transformed her into one of the “three samba queens” of her time, along with the two above-mentioned musicians.
Clara Nunes Portuguese pronunciation: Nunes was also a researcher of the rhythms and folklore of Brazilian popular musicand traveled several times to Africa to search for the roots of black music.
This page was last edited on 16 Septemberat The record producer Cid Carvalho persuaded her to change her stage name to Clara Nunes, using her mother’s maiden name.
There, she also sang litanies in Latin in the church choir. Even today she remains one of the most popular singers in Brazil. Archived from the original on Manuel died onand soon after, the young Clara would also lose her mother.