Born in Belo Horiozonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Benhur grew up in contact with the music and began playing percussion at age 10, At 15 he began playing the drums with different artists. In 2001 he moved to the United States where he expanded his musical experience participating in different projects. Graduated in 2010 by the Collective School of Music in New York, he studied with renowned teachers. Outstanding student, Benhur received the "Directors Award". He's now a New York based musician also part of the Alumni band performing in differents artists.