Saturday, December 17, 2011
R.I.P. Cesária Évora
Cesária Évora had retired in September because of health problems. In recent years she has had several operations, including open-heart surgery last year.
Saudade (in Portuguese) or Sodade (in the Creole language of Cape Verde) is a word that cannot be translated into English, but carries a lot of meaning. It is the feeling of losing somebody or something (and her most famous song):