Fernando Tordo that in addition to composer, singer and artist is also dedicated to writing and painting, was born in Lisbon on 29 March 1948, at Rua Feio Terenas. First sang in public at ten years as part of the choir of the Colégio Moderno. At twelve began learning guitar, having begun his professional career in 1965 in the group "The Deltons".
In 1967, replaces Carlos Mendes in "Sheiks", with features singer and guitarist for accompaniment. He remained there until his first appearance at the Festival RTP da Canção (1968 / 9).