Twentieth-century Portuguese pop singer and songwriter. He performed his hit song "Playback" at the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest.
He received a medical degree in 1983, but decided against a career as a doctor.
His hit songs include "Vinho do Porto," "Cinderela," and "Ga-Gago."
He died at the age of thirty in a post-concert car accident near Rio Maior, Portugal.
His songs were recorded by such Portuguese artists as Amalia Rodrigues and Candida Branca Flor.