Country: Brazil (South-America)
City: Recife, Pernambuco
Day of death: 0000-00-00
About Mestre Pirajá
The mestre on the right of the picture is Mestre Pirajá. The other mestre is Mestre Barrão. Possibly the first mestre to teach in Recife after the capoeira ressurection. Taught several mestres who went on to found still-existing schools in Recife, including Mestre Barrão, founder of Grupo Axé Capoeira. As of 2004, residing on Morro N.S. da Concessão, across the street from the church, in northern Recife. Possible contact through Grupo Axé Capoeira Recife (C.M. Cabeça). Mestre Pirajá is also known as Mestre Pirajá de Caranga.