Chacrinha’s widow dies on the eve of her 100th birthday


Florinda Barbosa de Medeiros, widow of Alberlando Barbosa, presenter Chacrinha, died at dawn today, at her home in Barra da Tijuca, west of Rio de Janeiro. Florinda would turn 100 tomorrow (17).

She left a son, Leleco Barbosa, who is writing a biography for his mother, and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The couple’s other children, Jorge and José Renato, died. Jorge Aberlardo had complications caused by the coronavirus in September and died at the age of 72.

Florinda will be buried in the same place as Chacrinha. The burial takes place this Saturday (17), on his birthday.


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