António Chainho

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António Chainho
Antonio Chainho.jpg
Chainho in a performance in Santiago do Cacém
Background information
Born 1938
Santiago do Cacém, Portugal
Origin Coruche, Portugal
Genres Fado
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Portuguese guitar
Website António Chainho

António Chainho (born Santiago do Cacém, 1938) is a Portuguese fado guitarist. He has worked with many of the great names in fado music, like Hermínia Silva, Carlos do Carmo and José Afonso, and world music, like Paco de Lucía.[1]

In 1998, Chainho contributed "Fado Da Adiça" and "Interlude: Variações Em Mi Menor" to the AIDS benefit compilation album Onda Sonora: Red Hot + Lisbon produced by the Red Hot Organization.

Discography (incomplete)[edit]

  • 1980 - Guitarra Portuguesa
  • 1996 - António Chainho with the London Philarmonic Orchestra
  • 1998 - A Guitarra e Outras Mulheres
  • 2000 - Lisboa-Rio
  • 2010 - Lisgoa


  1. ^ "António Chaínho". Macua de Moçambique ( Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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