World music composer, songwriter, and performer who is recognized for having penned music for artists such as Zezé Di Camargo & Luciano and Chitãozinho & Xororó.
She began performing as a teenager, and by 1992 she was one of the most successful Brazilian musicians.
She has won the Brazilian Music Award for Best Composer.
She had a daughter named Waléria Leão and a son named Vinícius Leão.
She has collaborated with pop singer Junior Lima.