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Portuguese Entertainers: Portuguese Comedians, Portuguese Magicians, Herman José, Luis de Matos, Nuno Markl, Ricardo Araújo Pereira Books LLC

Portuguese Entertainers: Portuguese Comedians, Portuguese Magicians, Herman José, Luis de Matos, Nuno Markl, Ricardo Araújo Pereira

Books LLC

Published June 11th 2010
ISBN : 9781157917458
Paperback
30 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Portuguese Comedians, Portuguese Magicians, Herman Jos, LuisMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Portuguese Comedians, Portuguese Magicians, Herman Jos, Luis de Matos, Nuno Markl, Ricardo Arajo Pereira, Raul Solnado, Jos Pedro Gomes, Bruno Nogueira, Badar. Excerpt: Herman Jos von Krippahl, known as Herman Jos (born 19 March 1954 in Lisbon, Portugal), is a well-known Portuguese comedian, though virtually unknown abroad. His career has focused on television. His mother is Portuguese (of half-Spanish descent) and his father was German. He is in fact a German citizen: he never acquired dual citizenship, first so he could avoid conscription and the Portuguese Colonial War (19611974), then because he said he was not interested. He went to Lisbons German school Deutsche Schule Lissabon for all his schooling and is fluent in Portuguese, German, English, French, and Spanish. He lives in Azeito, Setbal, and keeps houses in Lisbon and Vilamoura, Algarve. His professional career started in 1973/1974 doing studio choruses (mostly on protest songs spun by the Carnation Revolution of April 1974) and acting in revues. His first leap to national fame was in 1975, invited by comedian Nicolau Breyner on to his TV show Nicolau no Pas das Maravilhas, where he performed opposite the host in a weekly skit called Sr. Feliz e Sr. Contente (Mr. Happy and Mr. Content). His first big success as an author and performer was with O Tal Canal (That Channel), where he played several characters appearing on a fictitious TV channel. With this show, Herman Jos was attempting to shape the sense of humour of the Portuguese in the wake of the revolution that had ended almost fifty years of totalitarianism under the Estado Novo regime. Hermanias continued his huge success, but the state channel RTP cancelled Humor de Perdio, the next show, after a sketch... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=3416862