Adelaide Ferreira

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Adelaide Ferreira
Birth nameMaria Adelaide Mengas Matafome Ferreira
Born (1959-09-23) September 23, 1959 (age 59)
Minde, Alcanena, Portugal
GenresPop, rock
Occupation(s)Actress, singer, songwriter, television personality
Years active1979–present

Maria Adelaide Mengas Matafome Ferreira[1] (born 1959 in Minde, Alcanena) is a Portuguese singer.[2]

She started as a rock singer with the hit "Baby suicida" in 1981.[2] After that, she has sung ballads. She represented Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 1985 with the song "Penso em ti (Eu sei)" which came 18th with 9 points.[3]

She is also an actress on television having roles in many Portuguese telenovelas.




  • Meu Amor Vamos Conversar os Dois (Single, Nova, 1978) (My love let's talk)
  • Espero por Ti/Alegria Em Flor (Single, Nova, 1980) (Wait For You/Joy in bloom)
  • Baby Suicida/A Tua Noite (Single, Vadeca, 1981) (Suicidal baby/Your night)
  • Bichos/Trânsito (Single, Vadeca, 1981) (Critters/Transit)
  • Não Não Não/Danada do Rock'n'Roll (Máxi, Polygram, 1983) (No No No/Damn Rock and Roll)
  • Quero-Te, Choro-te, Odeio-Te, Adoro-te (Single, Polygram, 1984) (I want you, Crying you, Hate you, Love you)
  • Penso em Ti, Eu Sei/Vem No Meu Sonho (Single, Polygram, 1985) (I think of you, I know/Comes in my dream)


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  2. ^ a b "Recordando… ADELAIDE FERREIRA Archived December 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine", Nova Guarda, 12-12-2009, retrieved 2010-02-06
  3. ^ 1985, ESC History, retrieved 2010-02-06
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Maria Guinot
with "Silêncio e tanta gente"
Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
with "Não sejas mau para mim"

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