Carlos do Carmo was born in Lisbon. He is the son of Lucilia do Carmo (one of the most famous female Fado singers of the 20th century) . It was in 1963 that Carlos started what turned out to be one the most successful careers by a Portuguese artist.
His recording career is full of successful moments, many of his 23 albums reached Gold and Platinum awards and "Um Homem no País" was the first CD ever released by a Portuguese artist.
Carlos Do Carmo has performed all over the globe, his concerts in Paris' "Olympia", in Frankfurt's and Wiesbaden's Operas, in Rio de Janeiro's “Canecão”, Helsinki’s "Savoy", Madrid's National Auditorium, Saint Petersburg’s Theatre, Montréal's Palace des Arts, Copenhagen's “Tivoli”, the Queen’s Theatre in De Hague, the Latin America's Memorial in São Paulo and at the Teatro Dom Pedro V in Macao are some of the highest moments of his career.
2008 marked the celebration of Carlos’s 45 years of career. To celebrate this milestone “Fado Maestro” has been compiled as Carlos’s first “Best of” .
The album includes songs like “Por Morrer uma Andorinha”, “Duas Lágrimas de Orvalho”, “Bairro Alto”, “Gaivota”, “Canoas do Tejo”, “Os Putos”, or “Lisboa Menina e Moça”.