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Mariza
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Background information
Birth name Marisa dos Reis Nunes
Born 16 December 1973 (1973-12-16) (age 40)
Owerseas Province o Mozambique, Portugal
Origin Lisbon
Genres Fado, Warld muisic
Occupations Muisicker, sangwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1997–present
Labels EMI, World Connection
Wabsteid www.mariza.pt

Mariza (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈɾizɐ]),[1][2] the stage name o Marisa dos Reis Nunes (16 Dizember 1973, Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique), is a popular Portuguese fado sangster.

Mariza wis born tae a Portuguese faither an a mither o pairtial African heritage.[3] At age three, her faimily muivit tae Metropolitan Portugal, an she wis raised in Lisbon's historic quairters o Mouraria an Alfama. While vera young she began singin in a wide variety o muisical styles, includin gospel, soul an jazz. Her faither strangly encouragit her tae adopt fado; he felt that pairticipatin in the tradeetional muisic wad grant her greater acceptance in the Portuguese commonty. Mariza haes sauld ower 1,000,000 records warldwide.[4]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 28 Juin 2011, Mariza gave birth tae a son namit Martim, twa months aheid o schedule. The bairn is the result o the relationship wi businessman António Ferreira.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Chairt positions Sales Certifications
(sales thresholds)
POR FIN FRA NED BEL NOR SPA POL
2001 Fado em Mim
  • 1st studio album
4 40 - 59 - - - -
  • POR: 100,000+
  • WW: 140,000+
  • AFP: 6xPlatinum
2003 Fado Curvo
  • 2nd studio album
2 - 116 45 - 38 - -
  • POR: 90,000+
  • WW: 120,000+
  • AFP: 4xPlatinum
2005 Transparente
  • 3rd studio album
1 8 126 13 59 - 44 -
  • POR: 70,000+
  • WW: 100,000+
  • AFP: 3xPlatinum
2008 Terra
  • 4th studio album
1 4 175 55 - - 64 43
  • POR: 80,000+
  • WW: 120,000+
  • AFP: 4xPlatinum
2010 Fado Tradicional
  • 5th studio album
2 6 - 98 - - - 24
  • POR: 35,000+
  • WW: 50,000+
  • AFP: Platinum

Live albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Chart positions Sales Certifications
(sales thresholds)
FIN POR
2007 Concerto em Lisboa
  • 1st live album
5 1
  • POR: 100,000+
  • WW: 120,000+
  • AFP: 5xPlatinum
2007 Terra em Concerto
  • 1st live album
- 13
  • POR: 15,000+
  • WW: 20,000+
  • AFP: Gold

Singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Chart Positions Album
POR EUR
2006 Transparente 34 - Transparente
Feira De Castro 2 145
2008 Fado Do Encontro 28 - Terra
Rosa Branca 17 -
Minh' Alma 18 -
2011 Chuva 18 - Fado Tradicional

Year-end chairt[eedit | eedit soorce]

"Rosa Branca"

2008 Portugal Singles Chart 96

"Minh' Alma"

2008 Portugal Singles Chart 97

DVDs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Chairt positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
POR
2005 Live in London
  • Release date: 2005
-
  • POR: -
  • WW: -
  • AFP certification:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. John McKie, "The interview: John McKie: Mariza", The Times, March 2, 2003, retrieved 11-11-2009
  2. Clive Davis, "Mariza, fado star", The Times, 14 September 2008, retrieved 11-11-2009
  3. The Tennessean, Arts & Entertainment, 8 March 2009, p. 14
  4. Diario de Noticias: Até hoje Mariza já vendeu um milhão de discos 21 June 2008, retrieved 29 October 2010

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