Zerui Depina


Zerui Depina is a celebrated singer and musician from Cabo Verde, an island nation off the west coast of Africa. Zerui forged a musical relationship with Virginia musicians Danny Knicely, Aimee Curl, and Jared Pool while they were on a tour of the islands sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Virginia Folklife Program, a program of Virginia Humanities. Zerui performs the classic Cabo Verdean music styles of Morna, Funana, and other instrumental music.

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