ABC of M Gigante
1920 - Was born on 4th October in Santo Amaro (the source is the video from 2006 below).
Maybe for the luck of being born on 4th October he received the name of a saint with the same name. [São Francisco de Assis] was born in Assis, Italy, on 26th September 1181. 4th October is his commemoration day. This sainthood giant [!] was [also] physically of modest stature [..]
1950-s - He appears on Pierre Verger's and Marcel Gautherot's photos (see the photos).
1964 - He appears on photos together with M Pastinha (see the photos).
1968 - He participated in a series of videos playing the berimbau and in the roda for the films Dança de Guerra and O Pulo do Gato (see below).
2006 - We have a longer interview, made by Francisco Canindé (see below).
2007 - He recorded his CD O Canto do Berimbauman (listen to it above).
2016 - M Gigante died on 30th May.