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He was also a composer, and conducted at many Portuguese festivals.
In the Eurovision Song Contest he was the composer, lyricist and conductor of five Portuguese entries, some of them are A festa da vida (1972), E Depois do Adeus (1974), Portugal No Coração (1977), Penso em ti, eu sei (1985) and Voltarei (1988).
He died on 17 June 2009, aged 58, following a heart attack.