Birth Name: Sara Alexandra Lima Tavares
Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal
Date of Birth: February 1, 1978
Ethnicity: Cape Verdean
Sara Tavares is a Portuguese singer, composer, guitarist, and percussionist. She was born in Lisbon, Portugal, to Cape Verdean parents. Her mother is from the Santo Antão Island.
Her father left Portugal for the U.S., and her mother moved to Lagos, in the South of Portugal, when Sara was a baby. She was raised by a white Portuguese woman, whom she called “Grandma Eugénia”.
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