Considered one of the better samba interpreters of most times despite a restricted discography and an early on demise at 19, Vassourinha debuted as singer at Rádio Record (São Paulo SP) in 1935, forming a duo with Isaura Garcia. In the same calendar year he acted in the film Fazendo Fita. In 1941, he transferred to Rio de Janeiro RJ, where he documented the six albums of his profession at Columbia, and performed on the Rádio Clube perform Brasil. His first hits had been “Juraci” (Antônio Almeida/Ciro de Souza) and “Seu Libório” (João de Barro/Alberto Ribeiro). Various other strike ares: “Emília” (Haroldo Barbosa/Wilson Batista), “Amanhã Tem Baile” (Haroldo Lobo/Milton de Oliveira), and “Olga” (Alberto Ribeiro/Sátiro de Melo).