Singer-songwriter notable for incorporating a regional genre called Cante Alentejano into his music. He won the Amália Rodrigues Foundation prize as best male fado singer.
His first release was a 2002 compilation album titled O mesmo Fado.
He was nominated in the Latin Grammy Award category for Best MPB Album for his 2016 album Até Pensei Que Fosse Minha.
He was born in Beja, Alentejo, Portugal.
His music and the music of Ana Bacalhau is inspired by fado.