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Cecilia Miranda de Carvalho
Miranda in 1935
|Died||21 May 2011 (aged 97)|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Abilio Fernandes de Carvalho (m. 1931–1939)
Cecilia Miranda was born in Rio de Janeiro on 20 October 1913. She was the fourth daughter of the couple José Pinto da Cunha (1887-1938) and Maria Emilia Miranda (1886-1971). She was successful in the 1930s, when she sang for the Radio Society of Rio (currently Rádio MEC) and participated in some records of the time. Her husband, Abilio Fernandes de Carvalho, died in 1939 due to heart problems. After the birth of her only daughter, Carmen de Carvalho Guimarães, Cecilia did not continue in her musical career. In 1946, Cecilia moved to the United States, where she lived with her sister Carmen Miranda in Beverly Hills for a year.
Cecilia Miranda died on May 21, 2011, of natural causes in Rio de Janeiro at age 97. For six years, she was the last Miranda sister living.
- "Cecilia Miranda de Carvalho (1913-2011) - Última irmã viva de Carmen Miranda". Folha de S.Paulo. 27 May 2011. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
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