Caetano Veloso was born on August 7, 1942, in Santo Amaro, Bahia . He holds Brazilian citizenship and has worked in various capacities, including as a politician, guitarist, jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter, writer, record producer, film director, singer, and activist . He is also the father of Moreno Veloso .
Caetano Veloso was educated at the Federal University of Bahia . Throughout his career, he has been involved in various musical genres, such as Music of Brazil and Música popular brasileira .