Elza Soares’ body is veiled at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro

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The wake of singer Elza Soares takes place, this Friday (21), at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro. She died on Thursday afternoon (20), at age 91, of natural causes.

The artist’s body arrived at the place in the morning, and the farewell ceremony began at around 8 am, reserved for family and friends.

From 10 am, the wake will be open to the public, and must remain so until 2 pm.

Then, a car from the Rio de Janeiro Fire Department will transfer in procession to the Jardim da Saudade Sulacap cemetery, in the west side of the capital.

On site, at 3 pm, the wake will continue in the VIP Chapel, restricted to family and friends. The burial will take place at 16 pm, in the Christ the Redeemer sector.

The mayor of the capital of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, declared official mourning for three days for the death of the singer and songwriter. The decree was published in this Friday’s edition of the Official Gazette of the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro.

voice of the millennium

The singer and songwriter Elza Soares died at the age of 91 this Thursday (20) by natural causes. The information was released by family members in the account that belonged to the singer on social networks.

“It is with great sadness and regret that we inform you of the death of singer and songwriter Elza Soares, aged 91, at 3:45 pm at her home in Rio de Janeiro, due to natural causes,” said the statement, signed by Pedro Loureiro. , Vanessa Soares, family members and Team Elza.

“Icon of Brazilian music, considered one of the greatest artists in the world, the singer elected as the Voice of the Millennium had an apotheotic, intense life, which moved the world with her voice, her strength and her determination”, the text also said.

“The beloved and eternal Elza rested, but will forever be in the history of music and in our hearts and the thousands of fans around the world. Made the will of Elza Soares, she sang until the end”, concludes the note.

Elza would perform on February 3, in São Paulo, and on February 19 and 28, in Rio de Janeiro. The singer still had concerts scheduled for Curitiba and Belo Horizonte and her schedule until the month of August.

I want to sing until the end / Let me sing until the end / Until the end I will sing / I will sing until the end / I am a woman from the end of the world / I will, I will, I will sing. / Let me sing to the end.

Elza Soares – Woman at the End of the World

In recent years, Elza has remained active in the musical world and political militancy. His last three albums were loaded with the feminine theme.

In 2019, she released the album “Planeta fome”, which was a milestone in her career, where she addressed the period in which she lost two children to starvation and she herself almost died.

In all, Elza Soares has released 34 albums throughout her career.

Born on June 23, 1930 in the west of Rio de Janeiro, she was married at age 12 to a man ten years her senior, Alaúrdes Soares, and was a mother at 13. Elza lost two of her five children to starvation and became widow at 21.

He met Garrincha in the 1960s, with whom he had a son. They were together for 15 years and, throughout this period, Elza suffered from recurring episodes of domestic violence, reported years later.

Like Elza, Garrincha also died on January 20th. It was in 1983.

The singer was also the samba theme of Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel, in 2020, with the theme “Elza Deusa Soares”.

In publicizing the song, the school greeted the composer and described her as “incendiary” and “vocal monument”.

Reference: CNN Brasil

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