Composer, singer, and actor known for being a member of the band Cordel do Fogo Encantado. He's acted and composed in several plays, including Morte e Vida Severina and Brazil Caboclo.
He originally joined Cordel do Fogo Encantado in 1999 and would perform with the band until 2010.
He's also known by the name Lirinha. He was named Best Composer of MPB in 2006.
He was married to Leandra Leal from 2003 to 2010.
He and Cordel do Fogo Encantado provided music for the soundtrack to the movie Deus e Brasileiro, which starred Antonio Fagundes.