Maria Emília was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since early age she accompanied her father (who is a guitar player) in Fado Houses in her home town.In her teens she moved to the North of Portugal where she kept singing while attending school.
She finished her studies in Theater and choose her University course to be Psychology. Soon came the challenge to live from music or to continue studying. Music it was and Maria kept growing in the middle of the Fado world being regarded as one of the greatest of the new generation. Her first solo album was released in October 2018 and is distributed in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Spain. 2018 was also a year of international concerts in Algeria, Spain, UK, France, Italy and Brazil followed by a 2019 where Maria Emília sang for the first time in New York (NY Fado Festival), South Africa, Sweden, The Netherlands and Lithuania. 2020 represented her biggest challenge until then with a tour in Poland and Latvia of 20 dates. Line-Up: - Voice: Maria Emília - Portuguese Guitar: José Geadas - Acoustic Guitar: Bernardo Saldanha - Acoustic Bass Guitar: Francisco Gaspar