1927 - Was born on the 11th May in the city of Santo Amaro, Pilar neighborhood, son of Maria Quintiliana dos Santos and Pedro Celestino dos Anjos.
1940 - Lost his mother.
1942 - Lost his father.
1944 - Influenced by his father with samba songs of dock worker, started to participate in the friends' samba groups around the community.
1945 - Started practicing capoeira with M Arlindo, an angoleiro.
1947 - Started learning capoeira with M Vivi de Popó.
2001 - Participated in the recording of the capoeira CD Salve Deus e Salve a Pátria.
2003 - Participated in the recording of the capoeira CD Vamos Vencer Camará.
2004 - Recorded a CD together with M Cláudio called Angoleiros do Sertão e do Recôncavo (listen above).
2020 - Launched his CD O Que É do Homem o Bicho Não Come.