Brazilian singer, songwriter, and actor who is best recognized for having written the song "Tocando em Frente" which won the Sharp Award in 1990. He is also known for appearing in the series' Pantanal in 1990 and Bicho do Mato in 2006.
He attendd Law School at the Universidade Candido Mendes but started performing under the pseudonym Lupe. He went on to record his first single "Sonhos Guaranis" in 1980. His debut album was released the following year entitled Estradeiro on the Continental Records label.
He was nominated for a Trofeu Imprensa, Brazil award in 1991 for Best Newcomer for his performance in the television series Pantanal.
He was born and raised in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil