A poet with a lot of his lyrics recorded by well-known performers, Chacal lived in London, Britain, and Lisbon, Portugal, from 1972 to 1973. He was an associate of the group Nuvem Cigana, produced by poets, music artists, and performers. The group staged many underground acts known as Artimanhas in colleges through the 70s. Chacal also released many books of chronicles and poems. In 1978 he participated indirectly in the forming of the Brazilian rock and roll that made an appearance in the 80s, co-writing the play Aquela Coisa Toda using the group Asdrúbal Trouxe o Trombone. Being a lyricist, Chacal provides co-written with Moraes Moreira: “Revoada,” “Meio-Fio,” “Leontina,” and “Fogo-Fátuo.” Lulu Santos interpreted “Você Teima” (also co-written by Santos) on his LP O Ritmo perform Momento. Blitz included “Volta ao Mundo,” “Radioatividade,” and “Última Ficha” on its LPs, and Brylho documented “Em Pé de Guerra.” Jards Macalé interpreted “Boneca Semiótica” (co-written by Jards Macalé and Duda Machado), and 14 Bis signed up “Xadrez Chinês.” “A Lata” (co-written by Fernanda Abreu and Marcos Suzano) was documented by Fernanda Abreu on her behalf Compact disc Da Lata (1995), and, 2 yrs afterwards, she interpreted “Raio X” (co-written by Abreu and Chico Neves) on her behalf Compact disc Raio X.