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Who the Hell is ‘Socrates?’: 10 More Eurovision Tributes to Historical Figures

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Earlier this week, Austrian pop duo Teya & Salena asked the world a very important question: “Who the Hell is Edgar?” The ‘Edgar’ in question? Edgar Allan Poe, the 19th …

Fado legend Carlos do Carmo passes away at age 81

2021 is barely out of the gates and Eurovision fans have already lost one of the icons of the competition and Portugal one of its finest ever performers in Carlos do Carmo. A titan of Portugal’s unique and melancholic fado folk tradition, do Carmo represented Portugal at Eurovision 1976 with “Uma flor de verde pinho,” (“A green-pine flower”) coming in …

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