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Amália Rodrigues (Amália da Piedade Rebordão Rodrigues) was born on 23 July, 1920 in Lisbon, Portugal, is a Soundtrack, Actress, Music Department. Discover Amália Rodrigues's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of Amália Rodrigues networth?

Popular As Amália da Piedade Rebordão Rodrigues
Occupation soundtrack,actress,music_department
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 23 July 1920
Birthday 23 July
Birthplace Lisbon, Portugal
Date of death 6 October, 1999
Died Place Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality Portugal

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Who Is Amália Rodrigues's Husband?

Her husband is César Seabra (1961 - 1997) ( his death), Francisco Da Cruz (1942 - 1944) ( divorced)

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Husband César Seabra (1961 - 1997) ( his death), Francisco Da Cruz (1942 - 1944) ( divorced)
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Amália Rodrigues Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Amália Rodrigues worth at the age of 79 years old? Amália Rodrigues’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. She is from Portugal. We have estimated Amália Rodrigues's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Soundtrack

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In 1989, for her 50 years of artistic career, the President of Portugal Mário Soares honored her and the Pope John Paul II in Rome, Italy received her in private audience.


In April 19th, 1985 Amália presented her show in the Coliseu dos Recreios of Lisbon, being her first solo concert in Portugal after 10 years and she obtained a record of attendance.


After that, Amália continued her career as if nothing happened and in 1980 she debuted as composer.


When the "Revolução Dos Cravos" ("Carnation's Revolution") happened on April 25th, 1974 which finished 48 years of Fascist government in Portugal, rumors arose that Amália collaborated with the deposed government. Her fame was seriously affected and she decided to retire from show business for not entering in polemic (although soon, after its death, it was discovered that she collaborated privately with the Communist Party of Portugal) but one year after, she acted in the Coliseu Theater of Lisbon where 5,000 people applauded her on foot, demonstrating with this that her public never released her.


Awarded France's highest honors: Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1970 and Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1985.


Awarded one of Spain's highest honors, Orden de Isabel, la Catolica (Laço de Dama) in 1968.


She also sang poems turned music of several Portuguese poets and, in fact, Variety's magazine chose her in 1959 as one of the four best female singers in history.


Awarded the highest honors of Portugal: Ordem Militar de Sant'Iago da Espada (Grau de Cavaleiro) in 1958, Ordem Militar de Sant'Iago da Espada (Grau de Oficial) in 1970 both by President Américo Thomaz; Ordem do Infante D.Henrique (Grau Grande Oficial) in 1980 by President Ramalho Eanes; Ordem Militar de Sant'Iago da Espada (Grã Cruz) in 1990 by President Mário Soares. In 2001, posthumously, Amália was awarded with Ordem do Infante D. Henrique (Grã Cruz)by President Jorge Sampaio.


In 1949 she sang for the first time in Paris and London. And in 1952 she sang for the first time in New York in La Vie en Rose.


In 1947 she debuted as an actress in the Portuguese movie "Capas Negras" (with Alberto Ribeiro) and it became the best movie of the year in Portugal and Amália became a great international celebrity and the most admired and loved star of Portugal. During the 50 and 60's Amália become the maximum exponent of Portugal's popular music and so, their main ambassador for her very successful movies (including "Sangue Toureiro", by the way, the first Portuguese movie filmed in color) as well as for her LPs. Among her well-known songs are: "Lisboa Antiga", "Foi Deus", "Coimbra" (also known as "April in Portugal"), "Barco Negro", "Canção do Mar", "Nem as Paredes Confesso", "Lisboa, Não Sejas Francesa", "Arranjuez, mon amour" (French version of "Concierto de Aranjuez" of Joaquín Rodrigo), "Vou Dar de Beber à Dor" and "Com que Voz", among many others.


During World War II she carried out long tours for Spain and Brazil and she obtained in 1945 her first great musical success with the song "Ai Mouraria".


Since her childhood she showed a talent for singing although she debuted formally in 1939 at 19 years old, becoming a great popular success.


In 1938 she represented Alcântara ward in the Spring Contest.


In 1929 Amália started to studied in Tapada da Ajuda School.


Amália Rodrigues was born in Lisbon, Portugal July 23rd, 1920 to a poor and numerous family.


Parents: Albertino de Jesus Rodrigues (1888-1962) and Lucinda da Piedade Rebordão.