Emival Eterno da Costa (Goianápolis, July 25, 1963), best known by the stage name Leonardo, he is a Brazilian singer and entrepreneur.
His musical career began on July 28, 1983, when he and his brother Leandro (Luis José Costa) decided to try their artistic career and formed the country duo Leandro & Leonardo. On June 23, 1998, Leandro died of a rare lung cancer and Leonardo started his solo career. Has sold more than 50 million records. Leonardo is considered the greatest “sertanejo” romantic singer of Brazil.