Zeco Afonso Folk Singer

Birthday August 2, 1929
Birthplace Portugal
Death Date Feb 23, 1987 (age 57)
Birth Sign Leo


Politically active folk singer whose music played a role in the resistance movement against dictator Oliveira Salazar.

Before Fame

He studied history and philosophy at the University of Coimbra.


He became an icon of the revolutionary movement and collaborated with leftist groups like LUAR.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Maria.

Associated With

He was a folk singer active in politics like guitarist Dan Bern.


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