The loveliest musical obituary you will ever read

The Economist magazine devotes its back page to a fond farewell. This week the editorial eye fell on the great Cape Verdi singer, Cesaria Evora, who died a week before Christmas.

The writer, anonymous by convention, clearly knew the great morna singer, adored her voice and visited her island. The epitaph has everything in it except her music. Read on here and listen below.

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