Cesaria Evora



Age: 70


Summary: Cape Verdean singer known as the "Barefoot Diva" because she always performed without shoes who started as a teenager in the bars of Cape Verde in the 1950's and won a Grammy in 2003 after she took her African islands music to stages across the world.



Cause of Death: Respiratory failure


Born: August 27, 1941


Died: December 17, 2011


Location: Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde