The ABC of Pelé da Bomba
1934 - Was born on 25th December in the district of Cipoá in the municipality of Governor Mangabeira, Bahia, son of Cosme Neves and mrs Isaura.
1946 - Started to learn capoeira 12 years old with M Bugalho in the ramp of the old Mercado Modelo.
1958 - Was reknown as mestre.
1959 - Starte to give classes in the Army in the Companhia do QG region.
1964 - In January appears on the photos of H. Rautavaara of the (Fat Monday) feast in Ribeira.
1966 - Started to give classes in the Firemen Quarters and also in the Military Police.
1981 - Stopped to give classes due to a sickness returning around 20 years later to an invitation of the ABCA.
2003 - Participated in the recording of the CD Lenço de Seda - Antologia de Ladainhas e Corridos (listen above).
2010 - Launched his book O Pelé da capoeira.
M Pelé da Bomba recorded 3 CD-s, 2 DVD-s and is currently the president of the ABCA.