Related Information for Ana Sofia Varela Ana Sofía Varela was born in Lisbon, although she grew up in the countryside (Serpa, Alentejo), where she lived until a few years ago, when she returned to the capital.Her first contact with fados came as she listened to songs by Amália, at the age of 10. By the time she was 14 years old, she had become an increasingly popular fixture at local fado clubs and schools.Her commitment to and contact with traditional Alentejo music has been a constant factor since her childhood. She created her own.. read more