Velório de Marília Mendonça will be in Goiânia this Saturday morning

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The wake of the singer Marília Mendonça will be in Goiânia around 8:00 am this Saturday (6), at the Goiânia Arena (Ginásio Valério Luiz de Oliveira).

The information was confirmed by the governor of Goiás, Ronaldo Caiado (DEM).

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On Twitter, Caiado said that the information was passed on by the singer’s family. “Goianos will be able to pay a beautiful tribute. I ask for calm and respect for the signs so that everyone can say their goodbyes. Initial forecast of up to 100,000 people passing through the site”, said the governor.

The singer died at age 26 in a plane crash. She was traveling to fulfill her concert schedule when the aircraft fell into a water course near the BR-474 highway, in the city of Piedade de Caratinga, in Vale do Rio Doce, in the west of Minas Gerais.

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Also died producer Henrique Ribeiro; the singer’s uncle and advisor, Abicieli Silveira Dias; the pilot, Geraldo Martins de Medeiros, and the co-pilot, Luiz Eduardo David Guimarães.

Marília leaves her 1-year-old son Léo.

Who was Marília Mendonça

Marília Mendonça began to stand out as a young composer, at 12 years old. He collected some of the biggest hits in Brazil, such as “Infiel”, “Supera”, “Ciumeira” and “De Quem é a Culpa”.

Her success in the sertanejo brought Marília the reputation of “queen of suffering”. She was one of the forerunners of the “feminine” movement, marked by the rise of women singing the genre that, until the early 2000s, was predominantly male.

Despite her young age, Marília began collecting great successes as a songwriter while still in her teens. Her lyrics started to gain fame being interpreted by big names in music. “It’s With Her That I Am” – in the voice of Cristiano Araújo, “Until you return” and “Take Care of It” – success by the duo Henrique & Juliano are some of the successes written by Marília.

Reference: CNN Brasil

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