Maurício Morais was born in Mairos-Chaves Portugal. He came to the United States in 1966 with his parents and 12 siblings. They settled in Massachusetts where he still lives today.
Learning to play the accordian in his hometown, it was evident that he had a passion for music. Once in the United States he was influenced by the Beatles and Elvis Presley and his love of music began.
At the tender of age of 15 he formed a band, where they performed through out local clubes in the New England area.
In the early 80s he started to write his own songs that led to his first recording in 1984, the name of the album was "Show Me the Way" it was recorded in Lisbon,Portugal, and with this album Maurício Morais had the honor of working with one of the greatest maestro and pianist's of Europe Jorge Machado and his orchestra.
In 1994 he recorded his third album "Dá-me Uma Pinguinha" and his music career was forever changed. In 1996 he was awarded his first Gold Record and the song went on to become double platinum. Dá-me Uma Pinguinha along with some of his other hit songs have also now been recorded by several well known artists in the Portuguese communities.
In 1998 Henda Records presents Maurício Morais with his second Gold Record for his album "Gosto Dela". He now has one double Platinum and two Gold Albums. His most recent recording is "Musica e Amor" which is his 14th album.
In 1999 Mauricio had the honor of singing the Portuguese National Anthem for 50 thousand people in Foxboro Stadium Foxboro Ma. USA.
In 2003 Maurício's Album "O Nosso Portugal" was voted #1 Album of the year by one of the major Portuguese Radio Stations in USA wjfd "Radio Globo"
Today, because of his musical success, Maurício Morais has had the honor to travel the Portuguese communities through out America, Canada, Bermuda, Venezuela, France, Australia and Portugal in hopes of bringing joy to his fans through out the world.