Mattos Nascimento

Gospel Singer

Birthday June 2, 1954

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Age 69 years old

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Singer, composer, trombonist, and the first of the Nascimento to move in to gospel music. He used to perform with the rock band Paralamas, but has dedicated himself to solo gospel music since becoming an evangelist in 1989. He is signed with the label Eternal Praise. 

Before Fame

He was raised religious, and was in the church choir his whole childhood. 


He has his own music label, Mattos Nascimento Discos.

Family Life

He has thirteen bothers and one sister, Rose, who is also a gospel singer. His nephews John, Max and Lucas form the gospel trio Nascimento Jr.

Associated With

He has performed live alongside world music singer Carla Perez