11 December 2018
THE “FADO DA SEVERA” IN BOOK
It is a new historical novel of Maria João Lopo de Carvalho with the title “The Fado da Severa”.
The story is inspired by one of the myths of fado, which socially contributed to remove the Fado from the dirty streets of Mouraria, the strict marginality in which it was lived, also secretly by some.
Severa, the fado singer who was a prostitute, and D. Francisco de Paula, Count of Vimioso, the only man to really touch the heart of the fadista who sold the body, but never the soul.