Singer who has released more than two dozen albums during his long and illustrious career, including Ao Vivo (1986), Obrigado (1998) and Minhas Canções (2006). He is also an actor who has starred on Brazilian series like O Amor É Nosso and Pedra Sobre Pedra.
He got his start as a child star, appearing on various television and radio shows. He briefly adopted the stage name Uncle Jack in the early 70s.
In addition to his Portuguese-language songs, he has released successful singles in English, including "Don't Let Me Try" and "I Want to Be Free Again."
He has performed duets with Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler.