He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He studied music theory at the Villa-Lobos Institute, Composition and then Guitar (with Léo Soares and Turíbio Santos) at the School of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Also studied Orchestration at the Brazilian School of Music, with Nelson de Macedo, and
Harmony at CIGAM, with Estevão Teixeira and Ian Guest.
It has throughout its musical trajectory acted both in the popular music and in concert music. He has participated in numerous concerts and recordings as soloist and accompanist. With the Brazilian String Orchestra he recorded three albums that won three Sharp awards as best works
instrumental records of the years 1991 and 1992. He edited his first solo CD in 2002.
Concluded the superior course of Guitar in the Superior School of Music of Lisbon in July 1999 under the direction of Piñero Nagy and António Gonçalves. In April of 2010 concluded the Professiona ization in service in Guitar and Education the Open University.
He is a guitar and chamber music teacher besides acting as arranger and musical productor.