Sofia Rosa

Feranando Sofia Rosa

Also known as Feranando Sofia Rosa

Short biography of Sofia Rosa: Sofia Rosa was a unique star and great popular singer. He grew up in the Samba district of Luanda, where he learned the Kimbundu language and traditions from fishermen and tradeswomen. In 1963 he joined the Ngongo theatrical group and travels with them to Portugal where he appears on TV. He records his first single in 1970 and seven follow later. He was a great composer and interpreter of songs in Kimbundu, expressing the life and feelings of common people. He became famous for his songs, his extraordinary look wearing African Textile. He moved to Lobito in 1973. When in November 1975 the Unita forces took the town, Sofia Rosa, who had never concealed his sympathies for the MPLA, was murdered, probably by Savimbi's troups.

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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Sofia Rosa - N'gola Binga Cuá Zambi N'gola Binga Cuá Zambi 2
mp3, CD
N'Gola
2 Sofia Rosa - N'Gue Xile Mu Tunda Bua Faria N'Gue Xile Mu Tunda Bua Faria 2
mp3, CD
1975 N'gola
3 Sofia Rosa - Kamba Diá Ula / Issuma Kamba Diá Ula / Issuma 2
mp3, CD
N'Gola
4 Sofia Rosa - Memorias Memorias 15
mp3, CD
2005 Ngola Musica

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