Medeiros E Albuquerque

Medeiros E Albuquerque

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jos Joaquim de Campos da Costa de Medeiros e Albuquerque (September 4, 1867 - June 9, 1934) was a Brazilian poet, politician, teacher, journalist, short story writer, civil servant, essayist, orator, novelist and dramatist. He is famous for writing the lyrics of the Brazilian Republic Anthem in 1890. He founded and occupied the 22nd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters from 1897 until his death in 1934. He was also the President of the aforementioned Academy in 1923. Albuquerque was born in 1867 in Recife, Pernambuco, the son of Dr. Jos Joaquim de Campos de Medeiros e Albuquerque. Initially homeschooled by his mother, he studied at the Col gio Pedro II and later in Lisbon. Returning to Brazil, he studied Natural History with Em lio Goeldi and was tutored by S lvio Romero. He initially worked as a primary teacher, getting in contact with famous writers such as Francisco de Paula Ney and Pardal Mallet. In 1889 he published his first poetry books: Pecados and Can es da Decad ncia, of strong Symbolist influence.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 613566705X
  • 9786135667059