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Maria Celeste Rebordão Rodrigues GCIH (14 March 1923 – 1 August 2018) was a Portuguese fadista (fado singer) and the younger sister of Amália Rodrigues. She was born in Fundão, Portugal. Rodrigues was known for her songs such as Lenda das Algas (Legend of the Algae), Já é tarde (It is already late) and Fado Celeste achievements.

Rodrigues lived in Lisbon and Washington, D.C.. She died in Lisbon on 1 August 2018 from a stroke, aged 95.

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