Júlio Pereira

Júlio Pereira (born Dec. 22, 1953) is a Portuguese multi-instrumentalist and composer who initially emerged as an early member of Petrus Castrus, playing on the band’s first two singles and Mestre album during the early 1970s. In 1973, he teamed with vocalist Carlos Cavalheiro in the heavy-psych combo Xarhanga, which issued two singles on Zip-Zip. The two consolidate their partnership on the album Bota-fora, released in 1975 on Orfeu.

Pereira went solo with the popular 1976 album Fernandinho Vai Ó on Diapasão. The artist has released more than fifteen albums on assorted labels in the decades since.


  • Bota-fora (1975 • Júlio Pereira & Carlos Cavalheiro)
  • Fernandinho Vai Ó Vinho (1976)
  • Lisboémia (1978)
  • Mãos de Fada (1979)
  • Cavaquinho (1981)
  • Braguesa (1983)
  • Cádoi (1984)
  • Os Sete Instrumentos (1986)
  • Miradouro (1987)

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