Sidney Magalhães (Rio de Janeiro, 19 de july 1953) - "Sidney Magal" is an artistic name. Sidney was born in a family of artists. He started singing in TV shows for kids and after that he started at night clubs. The surname "Magal" came during an european travel.
At the 70s he shows up as an singer of "brega" songs, sensuals and romantics ones, shaking up his fans. The first great album was a single with the song "Se Te Agarro Com Outro Te Mato" (If I Catch You Cheating I'll Kill You). Mixing cigans elements, disco music and latin music, he becomes a star in popular TV shows.