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José Cid

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Name:José Albano Cid de Ferreira Tavares
Born:4-2-1942
Nationality:Portuguese
   
National Finals:Festival da Canção 1968, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1993, 1998, 2018
ESC Entries:Se eu te pudesse abraçar (1998)
Um grande, grande amor (1980)
   
Website:josecid.com

Biography

José Cid is a Portuguese singer and songwriter since he was 14 and joined the band Os Babies. In 1965, he co-founded the band Quartetto 1111, in which he was the band leader, composer, keyboard player and lead singer. Beside that, he also played in the band Green Windows and had a solo career. He represented Portugal in the OTI festival in 1979 and 1981 and in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980. He released no less than 34 albums, among which an album with duets only. In 1998, he was a member of Alma Lusa, who represented Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Entries

Country:Portugal
Year:1998
Language:Portuguese
   
Artist:Alma Lusa
Song:Se eu te pudesse abraçar
Lyrics:José Cid
Composer(s):José Cid
Conductor:Mike Sergeant
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:36
Position:12
Running order:14
Country:Portugal
Year:1980
Language:Portuguese
   
Artist:José Cid
Song:Um grande, grande amor
Lyrics:José Cid
Composer(s):José Cid
Conductor:Jorge Machado
   
Backings:Ramón Galarza
4 other singers, names unknown
Results 
Points:71
Position:7
Running order:14
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