Mestre Toni Vargas was born in Rio de Janeiro on April 5th 1958 and started Capoeira at the age of 10 with Mestre Rony of Grupo Palmares de Capoeira and in the mid 70’s he changed to Grupo Corda Bamba with Mestre Touro.
After a few years, he started training under Mestre Peixinho in Grupo Senzala for whom in 1985 he was the first graduated Formado.
Mestre Toni Vargas aside from being a great Capoeirista is also an acclaimed musician having, penned many of the famous songs that we love to sing in Rodas around the world today, has released 4 albums and has featured on many more all over the world.
He is a mestre of Capoeira with grupo Senzala. He is well known for his deep voice.