Singer and songwriter who is recognized for his work with the music group Rivière Noire. He has also enjoyed a successful solo career with his ninth studio album having been released in 2005.
He taught himself to play piano at the age of 4.
He was featured in the 2011 live concert DVD Seven Lives.
He married actress Glória Pires in 1987.
Both he and fellow performer Aretha Marcos were born in Brazil.