ABC of M Caiçara
1924 - Was born on the 8th of May in Cachoeira de São Felix son of Adélia Maria da Conceição.
1938 - Started to learn capoeira with M Aberré de Santo Amaro (Antônio Rufino dos Santos). Later learned with M Waldemar (in the 50s?).
1954 - Appears in the film called Vadiação and on Marcel Gautherot's photos.
1964 - Appears on Helinä Rautavaara's photos.
1969 - Launched an LP called Academia de Capoeira Angola São Jorge do Irmãos Unidos de Caiçara where Grácia Maria also sings (listen above).
1973 - Rerecorded his LP.
1982 - Was filmed for The Spirit of Samba: Black Music of Brazil by Jeremy Marre (see below).
1987 - Participated in the big events in Rio de Janeiro (Nov-Dec) and Ouro Preto (December).
1989 - Was filemd in 1989 by the Programa Nacional de Capoeira.
1993 - Rerecorded his LP.
1997 - Died on the 26th of August.