1941 - Was born on the 6th February in Santa Rosa de Lima, Sergipe.
1962 - Moved to Santos, SP.
1963 - Entered in the capoeira group Bahia do Berimbau of a bahian M Olivio Bispo dos Santos.
1968 - Started to work in the Companhia Docas de Santos.
1972 - Assumed the leader role of the Associação de Capoeira Zumbi after M Bispo's death.
1974 - Registered the association as Senzala.
1978 - Opened the academy on the Brás Cubas street n 227.
1993 - Retired from the Docas, opening a capoeira clothing shop, the Bazar Senzala, in Santos.
2016 - Recorded the Todos a Cantar (listen above).