Lenita Gentil's versatility is one of the characteristics that mark her career and that goes not only through Fado, but also through light music and popular marches. In addition to music, Lenita Gentil's career also includes several appearances in cinema, magazine theater and television.
Lenita Gentil was born in Marinha Grande, began singing in public at the age of 5 and at 16 she made her debut at the microphones of Emisores do Norte Reunidos.
At 17, she made her debut at the Palácio de Cristal, in Porto, a city where, in the meantime, she moved with her parents.
Over the years, it unfolds in countless festivals, television programs and concerts, inside and outside Portugal. Lenita Gentil’s versatility is one of the characteristics that mark her career and that goes not only through Fado, but also through light music and popular marches. In addition to music, Lenita Gentil’s career also includes several appearances in cinema, magazine theater and television.
Throughout her career, the singer traveled throughout Europe, Australia, Macau, Hong Kong, South Africa, Mexico, USA and Canada.
His enormous professionalism and delivery are reflected in the careful selection of the repertoire and in his unique performance, where a strong personality stands out, where, professionally, there is enormous respect and consideration for colleagues of various generations, with whom he has crossed paths on the stages he stepped on, including Amália, Vasco Rafael, Simone de Oliveira, Tony de Matos, Anita Guerreiro, Tonicha, Maria Armanda, among many others.
In 2019, she released his 85th album, the homonymous “LENITA”, the basis of the concert he prepared to celebrate his 50th anniversary.
Lenita Gentil expresses, on this record, all her determination and the joyful and fearless way she has always lived her life and her career.
Without complexes, with the usual determination and with eyes set on the future, assuming her voice, her preferences and her choices, in a surprising whole!
It’s like that, whenever she performs live… Amazing!