Genival Lacerda

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Genival Lacerda in 2017, holding his Order of Cultural Merit.

Genival Lacerda Cavalcante[1] (5 April 1931 – 7 January 2021) was a Brazilian forró singer-songwriter.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Lacerda was born in Campina Grande, Paraíba.[3][4] His main hits are Severina Xique-Xique recorded in 1975, Radinho de Pilha and O Chevette da Menina released in 2010.[5]

In December 2017 he was awarded by the Brazilian government the Order of Cultural Merit.[6]

Death[edit]

Lacerda died on 7 January 2021, in Recife, Pernambuco, at 89, of complications resulting from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genival Lacerda profile". Museu da TV. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Morre Genival Lacerda, ícone do forró". Agência Brasil (in Portuguese). 7 January 2021.
  3. ^ (28 June 2007). Genival Lacerda é assaltado e bandidos levam instrumentos, O Globo
  4. ^ (25 March 1995). Latin Notas, Billboard
  5. ^ "Genival Lacerda foi zagueiro do Treze, seu time do coração - Roberto Leite - Diário do Nordeste". diariodonordeste.verdesmares.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  6. ^ (19 December 2017). Genival Lacerda recebe Ordem do Mérito Cultural no Palácio do Planalto, Jornal da Paraíba
  7. ^ "Genival Lacerda morre aos 89 anos, vítima da covid-19 - 07/01/2021 - UOL TV e Famosos". tvefamosos.uol.com.br. Retrieved 7 January 2021.

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