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Carlos Paredes (1925–2004) was a virtuoso of the Portuguese Guitar — a twelve-string member of the lute family not unlike a mandolin, traditionally used as accompaniment in Fado music.

He was also a composer whose formal invention effortlessly grafted classical influences with, and extended the range of, traditional Fado styles.

Paredes was born on 16th February 1925 in Coimbra. His father was the equally famous guitarist Artur Paredes. He is credited with popularising his chosen instrument internationally and was known… read more

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    ↓hahaha↓
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    v [2]
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    caralho o cara tem mil dedos
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    O Carlos Paredes é daqueles que ficam para sempre.
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    http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/carlos_paredes
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    Muito bom demais.
  • Avatar for IvanTank
    amazing
  • Avatar for iagomelo2
    Não esperava que a música dos irmãos portugueses fosse boa, esse cara abriu as portas para mim na música dos colonizadores
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    deep.true artist.
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    Carlos Paredes, Aka: The Man Who Destroyed Guitar.

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