Carmen Miranda

Birth Name: Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha

Date of Birth: 9 February, 1909

Place of Birth: Marco de Canaveses, Portugal

Date of Death: August 5, 1955

Place of Death: Beverly Hills, California, US

Ethnicity: Portuguese

Carmen Miranda was a samba singer, dancer, and actress. She was born in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal, and moved to Brazil in 1910, where she was raised.

Carmen’s paternal grandparents were José Pinto Cunha (the son of António Pinto Cunha and Maria Thomazia) and Emília de Jesus (the daughter of António Ferraz and Joaquina de Jesus).

Carmen’s maternal grandparents were José de Barros and Maria da Conceição Miranda.

Source: Genealogy of Carmen Miranda –


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