1942 - Was born in Santo Amaro da Purificação on the 4th January.
1968 - Started to learn capoeira with M Gato Preto in the Engenho Velho da Federação.
1974 - Together with M Mala and M Gatinho (Gato III, José Souza Góes) founded the association Capoeira 3 Amigos and the Grupo Folclórico Filhos de Oxalá.
1982 - On the 5th September interviewed M Cobrinha Verde. This interview was later used as the basis for the book.
1990 - In June wrote the book Capoeira and mandingas: Cobrinha Verde, published in 1991.
199? - Died.