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Carmen Miranda impersonations

Photo by Eric and Christian/Flickr
Photo by Eric and Christian/Flickr

Always imitated, never equaled, singer/actress/persona Carmen Miranda died in 1955, but she remains one of the country’s main icons and ambassadors. A favorite of comedians and drag queens, Carmen is frequently impersonated. This is just a little sample:

First, the hors-concours comedian Lucille Ball, followed by Brazilian rocker Rita Lee, Italian actor Ricardo Billi in 1951 film  “Arrivano in Nostri”, and Derico (musicianat Jô Onze e Meia Brazilian TV program).

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