Related Information for Elizeth Cardoso Elizeth Cardoso, often listed as Elizete Cardoso, was born Elizete Moreira Cardoso in July 16, 1920. Born in Rio de Janeiro, she was know as "A Divina" (The Divine), and is considered by some to be the greatest singer of samba all time. She was discovered by Jacob do Bandolim, who introduced her on radio shows. In the 30s and 40s, she worked as a crooner in various radio stations and nightclubs, and had her first hit, "Canção de Amor" (Chocolate/ Elano de Paula). In.. read more