Paulo De Carvalho is an irreplaceable name in the Portuguese Music scene of the last decades.
He owes the Portuguese people the biggest hits of his career: E Depois do Adeus, Gostava de Vos Ver Aqui, Nini dos Meus Quinze Anos, Dez Anos, Prelúdio (Mãe Negra), Um Beijo à Lua, Os Meninos de Huambo, O Cacilheiro, Lisboa Menina e Moça, Os Putos, O Homem das Castanhas, among others.
As a performer, he has gone down many roads, and participated in many events:
He won twice the Festival RTP da Canção (Portugal – 1974 and 1977)
He participated in festivals in Bulgaria, Poland, Belgium, Chile, Rio de Janeiro and Spain.
After 30 years in his career he was distinguished by the Casa da Imprensa at the Grande Noite de Fado (Great Fado Night) event.
As an author and composer, he has more than 300 written songs, and he has composed many songs for fellow musicians such as Carlos do Carmo, Simone de Oliveira, Sara Tavares, Martinho da Vila, Anabela, Vasco Rafael, Lena d’Àgua, Mariza.
He was decorated as an Oficial da Ordem da Liberdade (Officer of the Freedom Order) by the President in 2009. In that same year he was also considered one of the best Portuguese voices ever, by the Blitz magazine.
He has participated very actively in the consolidation of the Portuguese democracy. It was one of Paulo de Carvalho’s songs “E Depois do Adeus” that served as a first sign at the Carnations Revolution, on the 25th of April 1974.
Paulo de Carvalho – known as THE VOICE, is also and more importantly an Author, Composer and Citizen, who is celebrating 54 years of his career in 2016.