Dom Vasco da Gama (c.1460-1469 - 1524) The 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly around Africa from Europe to India.

Portugal Vasco da Gama, portuguese explorer, the first person to sail directly from Europe to India

Amália Rodrigues

Amália Rodrigues - Fado Lágrima - Amália wrote the poetic and dramatic lyrics for this masterpiece in her later years. Dulce Pontes's interpretation is more sweet matched to the tragic Amália's vision.