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Carmen Miranda

Miranda, published by New York Sunday News (1941)
Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha
(1909-02-09)9 February 1909
Marco de Canaveses, Portugal
Died 5 August 1955(1955-08-05) (aged 46)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Cause of death Heart Attack
Resting place São João Batista Cemetery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other names The Brazilian Bombshell
The Chiquita Banana Girl
A Pequena Notável (in Brazil)
Education Convent of Saint Therese of Lisieux
Occupation Singer, dancer, actress
Years active 1928–1955
Spouse(s) David Alfred Sebastian (m. 1947–55) (her death)

Aurora Miranda (sister)
Cecilia Miranda (sister)


I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.
Carmen Miranda
Hollywood, it has treated me so nicely, I am ready to faint! As soon as I see Hollywood, I love it.
Carmen Miranda
I've chosen my wedding ring large and heavy to continue forever. But exactly because of that all the time that Dave and I have an argument I feel it like handcuffs, and on anger time I throw it in a basket. Poor Dave, he bought me three wedding rings already!
Carmen Miranda
Look at me and tell me if I don't have Brazil in every curve of my body.
Carmen Miranda