Jorge Palma

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Birthday
4, 1950
Birthplace
Portugal
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Portugal

About

Known best for his award-winning 1985 album O Lado Errado da Noite and for his popular single "Deixa-me Rir," this Portuguese vocalist later formed a music group called Palma's Gang and also joined the band Rio Grande.

Before Fame

While studying at the University of Lisbon, he performed with a rock band called Sindikato. He released his debut single, "The Nine Billion Names of God," in the early 1970s.

Trivia

In the late 1980s, he temporarily suspended his recording career to finish his piano studies at the Portuguese National Conservatory.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal. During the early years of his marriage to Gisela Brande, he lived in Denmark to avoid military service in the Portuguese Colonial War.

Associated With

He and fellow Portuguese singer Roberto Leal both rose to prominence during the 1970s and 1980s.