World music singer who released almost three dozen albums and DVDs between 1973 and 2016. He has over 40,000 followers on his joseaugustooficial Instagram account.
His first album Candilejas was released in 1973.
His song "Mi Historia Entre Tus Dedos" hit 33 on the Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks and 17 on Latin Pop Airplay.
He married Bárbara Cristina Teixeira de Souza.
He and Maisa Silva are both world music singers from Brazil.