192? - Was born in Cachoeira, Bahia.
1938 - M Ananias met him in the rodas of M Juvêncio in São Felix.
1945 - Jorge Amado describes him in his book Bahia de Todos os Santos.
1947 - Started to learn from M Waldemar. Later told that had also learned from Severo do Pelourinho.
1953 - Appears on Alice Brill's photos in M Waldemar's hut (see below!).
1954 - Participated in the film Vadiação of A. Robatto (see below!).
1955? - Appears on Pierre Verger's photos in M Waldemar's hut (see below!).
1956 - On the 2nd November O Estado de São Paulo posted two photos of him (see below!).
1957 - Was interviewed by Aloysio de Alencar Pinto.
1960 - Together with M Waldemar and other capoeiras was filmed for Bahia, Capoeira na Praia in Itapoã by P. Solange (see below!).
1963 - Recorded an LP together with M Cobrinha Verde, M Gato Preto and other capoeiras (listen below!).
1970/71 - M Barba Branca started to learn with him. In the same year appears in the book Capoeira Angola: ensaio sócio-etnográfico of W. Rego.
1970/71? - Died of cirrhosis.