Maximiano De Sousa

Maximiano De Sousa

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Maximiano de Sousa Also known as Max (20 January 1918, in Funchal, Madeira – 29 May 1980) was a Portuguese Fado singer.

Max was one of the most popular Fado singers from the 1940s until well after his death in 1980.

Maximiano de Sousa, known to most people as Max, was a Madeiran (Portuguese: madeirense), born in Funchal in 1918. It was here where his career started. He was a tailor, and even after becoming an artist, he long maintained that profession. In 1936 he began working at night in a hotel bar in Funchal as a singer and continued to work as a tailor during the day.

In 1957, he left for the United States where he remained for two years, afterward he toured Angola, Mozambique, South Africa, Brazil, and Argentina.
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Maximiano De Sousa Discography

Albums

33CS 4 Max* Sinal Da Cruz(10", Album) Columbia 33CS 4 UK 1956 Sell This Version
T-10013 Hermínia Silva, Maria Clara And Max* Hermínia Silva, Maria Clara And Max* - Portuguese Fados(LP) Capitol Records T-10013 US 1957 Sell This Version
OLP-452 Max*, Eugénia Lima, Luis Piçarra, Maria Manuela Max*, Eugénia Lima, Luis Piçarra, Maria Manuela - Ilha Da Madeira(LP, Album) Odeon OLP-452 Venezuela Unknown Sell This Version
SLPDZ 552 Max* Pomba Branca, Pomba Branca(LP, RE) Decca SLPDZ 552 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SPN 216 F Max com Orquestra* Bailinho Da Madeira / Noites Da Madeira(7", Single) Decca SPN 216 F Portugal 1956 Sell This Version
SEGC 31 Max* Saudades Da Ilha(7", EP) Columbia SEGC 31 UK 1960 Sell This Version
SPEP 1410 Max* Não Basta Chamar Irmão(7", EP) Decca SPEP 1410 Portugal 1972 Sell This Version
SPN 158 D Max* Escuta Coração(7", Single) Decca SPN 158 D Portugal 1974 Sell This Version
SPN 157 D Max* Pomba Branca , Pomba Branca / Quando A Dor Bateu Á Porta(7") Decca SPN 157 D Portugal 1974 Sell This Version
PEP 1208 Max* Vielas De Alfama(7", EP) Decca PEP 1208 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
PEP 1220 Max* Ó Ai Ó Linda(7", EP) Decca PEP 1220 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
PEP 1305 Max* Que Me Importa Morrer(7", EP) Decca PEP 1305 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
PEP 1201 Max* A Júlia Florista(7", EP) Decca PEP 1201 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
M.L. 163 Max* Ai Vem-Te Embora / Os Três Santos Populares(Shellac, 10") Columbia M.L. 163 UK Unknown Sell This Version
ML 149 Max* Rancho Minhoto / Baile Camponês(Shellac, 10") Columbia ML 149 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
ML 189 Max* Bate O Pé / O Ilhéu(Shellac, 10") Columbia ML 189 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
M.L. 186 Max*, Humberto Madeira Max*, Humberto Madeira - O Homem Do Trombone / O Meu Tareco(Shellac, 10") Columbia M.L. 186 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
PEP 1141 Max* Casei Com Uma Velha(7", EP) Decca PEP 1141 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
11 C 016 40042 M Max* A Mula Da Cooperativa(7", EP) Columbia 11 C 016 40042 M Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
SLEM 2046 Max* O Bailinho Da Madeira(7", EP) Columbia SLEM 2046 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

72095 Max* Pomba Branca, Pomba Branca (12", Album, Comp) Orlador 72095 Portugal 1979 Sell This Version
VC 1653593 Max* Saudade(2xLP, Comp, RE) Valentim De Carvalho VC 1653593 Portugal 1982 Sell This Version
791771 2 Max* O Melhor de Max(CD, Comp) EMI 791771 2 Portugal 1989 Sell This Version
7917711 Max* O Melhor de Max (2xLP, Comp) EMI 7917711 Portugal 1989 Sell This Version
IPV 1456 2 Max* Noites Da Madeira(CD, Comp) iPlay, Edições Valentim de Carvalho IPV 1456 2 Portugal 2008 Sell This Version

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