Previous Post Artist Profiles: This page was last edited on 27 November , at Lobo's popularity was such that all public employees in the city of Praia were given the afternoon off to mourn. Lobo consummately mastered most styles of Cape Verdian music, but he was best known on stage for his effortless, soul-stirring mornas.
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When the Cape Verdian salt industry died down, Lobo was forced to find other means of work.
In fact, Ildo Lobo was a customs officer. InIldo Lobo recorded his first solo album, Kldo Morna. Nha Fidjo Matcho, the advice of a father to his son. His last work, Incondicionalwas released pobo Octobera few days after his death in Praia at age Lobo consummately mastered most styles of Cape Verdian music, but he was best known on stage for his effortless, soul-stirring mornas.
His versatile and melodic voice, commanding stage presence and trademark beret hats made him one of the all-time great performers of Cape Verde. Luckily for Lobo, music was his first love. Ildo Lobo along with Fantcha performed in Paris at a concert on 27 March Os Tubaroes Loobo Sharks became the ambassadors of Cape Verdean music, exporting their funana, coladera and morna beats all over the world.
Lobo was born on the island of Sal in the town of Pedra de Lumewhere he worked alongside his family in the local salt mines during his youth.
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Le Monde in French. His last album was produced ildi the keyboardist Fernando "Nando" Andrade. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Lobo also had strong political commitments and his plain speaking was legendary. He had been in poor health for a number of months.
Retrieved from " https: His voice would put him in constant demand at local bars and music festivals. The record was a tribute to his father who had died a few years before and was composed entirely of mornas. Ildo Lobo died of a heart attack in the morning of October 20th,at his home in Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. Angel Romero Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years.
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Nos Morna was produced by Mario Lucio, the charismatic front man of the band Simentera, and recorded in Paris with the finest musicians from the island of Santiago. Your Connection to traditional and contemporary World Music including folk, roots and various types of global fusion.
Artist Profiles: Ildo Lobo
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Previous Post Artist Profiles: As such, he regularly traveled abroad to represent his country.
Retrieved 11 February Lobo's popularity was such that all public employees in the city of Praia were given the afternoon off to mourn. Like many Cape Verdian musicians of his day, Lobo maintained a full-time job as an airport customs officer despite having a busy traveling concert and studio recording schedule. It was difficult to keep up another career while working in the performing arts, but in ilddo such as Cape Verde, it is rarely an option for musicians to practice their art full-time.
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