Nelo was born in Romania.

Nelo's middle-class name is Ioan-P Toma. He took his first steps on the stage already at the age of 7 years. Already as a small dwarf he could inspire his audience with his melodic voice and his dancer's broad talent.

He studied music and dance in the college of music in his native country where he has also passed his exam with honouring. His repertoire reaches from national music, euro-pop, Latino songs up to the oriental music. His specialities are Doina, gypsy music, ballads, romances and German hits. Nelo owns a voice which fascinates many by his expressiveness.

The Roumanian singer was and is a known artist in his native country. His numerous appearances in concert halls, hotels, restaurants, clubs, in parties like weddings have contributed to it etc. Nelo's appearances with tape linkedly with his dancer's broad skill are a visual pleasure. His amusing radiation moves between passion and complete devotion to the audience that with him laughs and cries. His kind lends melodies and texts, no matter into which language chanted, a universality which hits without detours immediately in the heart.

Since 1989 the singer lives in Germany. Also here he succeeds in inspiring the people and in enchanting. Numerous TV appearances and concerts announced him in different cities of Germany's popularly and. In 1993 Nelo was invited in the USA. There he had different guest appearances like in Chicago, New York, San Francisco etc...

The success was overpowering, because many compatriots live in the USA and have been glad very much to see a singer from her old native country with themselves and to hear. With 100% of Roumanian blood in his veins he embodies this section of course nearly authentically. As a sideline is active Nelo as a dancing instructor. His strength are immense ambition, discipline, perfectionism and above all his rousing temperament that also his Fan's feel.

The success was overpowering, because many compatriots live in the USA and have been glad very much to see a singer from her old native country with themselves and to hear.