Portuguese poetDied when: 57 years 205 days (690 months)
Star Sign: Leo
José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos, known as José Afonso, Segue Zeca Afonso (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈzɛkɐ aˈfõsu]) or just Zeca (2 August 1929 – 23 February 1987) is among the most influential folk and political musicians in Portuguese history.
He became an icon in Portugal due to the role of his music in the resistance against the dictatorial regime of Oliveira Salazar.
He is still widely listened to, not only in Portugal, but also abroad.