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Born in Lisbon, in 1959. Musical studies started with Albertina Saguer. Superior Course in Composition (Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa), under supervision of composer Constança Capdeville and a PhD in musicology under the supervision of Horacio Vaggione in Paris VIII. He is a member of CITAR and post doctoral researcher at CICM (MSH Paris Nord / Université Paris VIII) with a fellowship from FCT / MCTES (Portugal). His research project in progress : InstallaSon - KITTy : Vers le développement d’outils d’assistance à la conception et construction d’espaces musicaux navigables. Most of his compositional work is for cinema and television. Outside Portugal, his compositions have been played in several countries, mainly in Europe (France, Spain, Italy, Russia, etc.). Deputy director of Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (from 1995 to 2001) he taugth there Composition and Electroacoustics (since 1987). Member of ColecViva, directed by Constança Capdeville, as direction assistant, sound synthesis and percussion since 1985. Since 1992 collaborates with the Grupo Música Nova, directed by Cândido Lima.