Anselmo Feleppa & George Michael

George Michael and Anselmo Feleppa
1991 - 1993

George Michael and Anselmo Feleppa  


Anselmo Feleppa and George Michael were in a relationship for 2 years before Anselmo Feleppa died aged 36.


Brazilian Fashion Designer Anselmo Feleppa was born on 21st August, 1956 in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and passed away on 26th Mar 1993 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil aged 36. He is most remembered for Lover of pop star George Michael. George single "Jesus to a Child" and his 1996 album "Older" are dedicated to him. His zodiac sign is Leo.

British Singer George Michael was born Georgios Kyriakos Panayiotou on 25th June, 1963 in East Finchley, London, England, United Kingdom and passed away on 25th Dec 2016 Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom aged 53. He is most remembered for Wham!, the songs ''I Want Your Sex,'' ''Careless Whisper,'' ''Father FIgure,'' ''Monkey'' and ''Faith''. His zodiac sign is Cancer.


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Relationship Statistics

DatingJan 1991 - 26th Mar 1993 2 years, 2 months
Total Jan 1991 - 26th Mar 1993 2 years, 2 months

In 1991, George Michael embarked on the "Cover to Cover tour" in Japan, England, the US, and Brazil, where he performed at the "Rock in Rio" event. In the audience in Rio, he saw and later met Anselmo Feleppa, the man who would become his partner.
Michael established a relationship with Anselmo Feleppa, a male Brazilian dress designer, whom he had met at the 1991 concert Rock in Rio. Six months into their relationship, Feleppa discovered that he had HIV. Michael later said: "It was terrifying news. I thought I could have the disease too. I couldn't go through it with my family because I didn't know how to share it with them – they didn't even know I was gay." In 1993, Feleppa died of an AIDS-related brain haemorrhage.
During November 1994, after a long period of seclusion, George Michael appeared at the first MTV Europe Music Awards show, where he gave a performance of a brand-new song, "Jesus to a Child". The song was a melancholy tribute to his lover, Anselmo Feleppa, who had died in March 1993.

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March, 1993 - Breakup

January, 1991 - Hookup

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