Feliciano Vierra Tavares, Jr.

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Feliciano Vierra “Flash” Tavares Sr.  – Cape Verdan American musician, guitarist and a singer. Originally he came out of the Tavares family, which included Tavares Brothers, R&B band, that composed out of five of the Tavares, included Flash as well. He was a self-taught musician who learned by listening to the radio and Cape Verdean music at an early age. Also, he performed well during the 80s, in spite of early cancer diagnosis. He was able to travel to Cape Verde and continued to perform solo until he was 84 years old. In 2007 Tavares and his sister Vicki were included into the Hall of Fame, in Cape Town museum.

 

 

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