Luís Plácido was born in Seia (Guarda), 14 September 1946. He started to learn the mandolin and guitar at the age of 12. His debut as an instrumentalist was in November 1958 and as a Coimbra’s Guitar player in May 1959.
Luís arrived in Coimbra at the scholar year of 1963/64. He recorder several LPs and CDs of fado and Coimbra’s guitarradas.