|Occupation||musician, singer, poet, actor|
Afonso Dias is a Portuguese singer, musician, poet and actor. He was deputy of the Constitution Assembly of 1975/76 under the Popular Democratic Union (Portugal) (later, he did not exercise in other political offices).[ clarification needed ] In music, he was one of the founders of Grupo de Acção Cultural (GAC, the Cultural Group Action). He was elected in numerous presentation inside and outside Portugal, though he recorded different discs in the studio. Throughout his career, he took part in artistic shows with José Afonso, Sérgio Godinho, Francisco Fanhais, Manuel Freire, Pedro Barroso, Tino Flores, José Fanha and others, he had edited several solo studio albums. In theater, in the 1960s and the 1970s, he attended theatrical plays with Costa Ferreira, Carmen Dolores and Rogério Paulo. He was the founded of Trupe Barlaventina - Jograis do Algarve in 1999, and performed numerous shows and made studio recordings. He worked as a director-actor and actor (and singer), since 2003 with the A Companhia de Teagro de Algarve (ACTA, Algarve Theatre Company). He was member of the Associação Música XXI (XXI Music Association) which had been recording several CD collections in Selecta.
Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. He also wrote in and translated from English and French.
Yolanda Morazzo Lopes da Silva was a Portuguese-language writer as well as a poet.
Luís Romano de Madeira Melo was a bilingual poet, novelist, and folklorist who has written in Portuguese and the Capeverdean Crioulo of Santo Antão.
Natália de Oliveira Correia, GOSE, GOL was a Portuguese intellectual, poet and social activist, as well as the author of the official lyrics of the "Hino dos Açores", the regional anthem of the Autonomous Region of the Azores. Her work spanned various genres of Portuguese media and she collaborated with many Portuguese and international figures. A member of the Portuguese National Assembly (1980–1991), she regularly intervened politically on behalf of the arts and culture, in the defense of human rights and women's rights. Along with José Saramago, Armindo Magalhães, Manuel da Fonseca and Urbano Tavares Rodrigues, she helped create the FNDC, Frente Nacional para a Defesa da Cultura. She was a central figure in the artistic scene, who met with peoples central to Portuguese culture and literature in the 1950s and 1960s. Her works have been translated into various languages.
Baltasar Lopes da Silva was a writer, poet and linguist from Cape Verde, who wrote in both Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole. With Manuel Lopes and Jorge Barbosa, he was the founder of Claridade. In 1947 he published Chiquinho, considered the greatest Cape Verdean novel and O dialecto crioulo de Cabo Verde which describes different dialects of creoles of Cape Verde. He sometimes wrote under the pseudonym Osvaldo Alcântara.
Ovídio de Sousa Martins was a famous Cape Verdean poet and journalist. He attended high school in his home country, he went to pursue studies in Portugal and did not achieve studies due to health reasons. He was one of the founders of the Cultural Supplement Bulletin of Cape Verde in 1958. He lived in exile in the Netherlands due to his pro-independence activities in his native land and produced 100 poems there.
Miguel Torga, pseudonym of Adolfo Correia da Rocha, is considered one of the greatest Portuguese writers of the 20th century. He wrote poetry, short stories, a genre in which he is considered a master, theater and a 16 volume diary, written from 1932 to 1993.
Arménio Adroaldo Vieira e Silva is a Cape Verdean writer, poet and journalist. He began his activity during the 1960s, collaborated in SELÓ, Boletim de Cabo Verde, Vértice (Coimbra) review, Raízes, Ponto & Vírgula, Fragmentos, Sopinha de Alfabeto and others.
Corsino António Fortes was a Cape Verdean writer, poet and diplomat. He served as the first Ambassador of Cape Verde to Portugal from 1975 until 1981 following his country's independence.
Portuguese poetry refers to diverse kinds of poetic writings produced in Portuguese all through the years to the present era.
José Maria dos Reis Pereira, better known by the pen name José Regio, was a Portuguese writer who spent most of his life in Portalegre. He was the brother of Júlio Maria dos Reis Pereira, a painter and illustrator.
José Gabriel Lopes da Silva, also known as Gabriel Mariano, was a Cape Verdean poet, novelist, and an essayist.
Aguinaldo Fonseca was a Cape Verdean poet.
Daniel Damásio Ascensão Filipe was a Cape Verdean poet and journalist.
Poesia de Cabo Verde e Sete Poemas de Sebastião da Gama is a collection of poems released in a CD by Afonso Dias and other "guests", it was edited as part of Associação Música XXI in Faro, Portugal in June 2007.
Sebastião Artur Cardoso da Gama, was a Portuguese poet.
Januário Correia de Almeida was a Portuguese colonial administrator, military engineer and a diplomat. He was created Baron of São Januário by King Luís I in 1866, Viscount of São Januário in 1867 and Count of São Januário in 1889. He was born in Paço de Arcos on 31 March 1829 as son of Januário Correia de Almeida and Bárbara Luísa dos Santos Pinto.
Luís de Montalvor was a Portuguese poet and was known under the pseudonym Luís da Silva Ramos.
Maria de Lourdes Belchior Pontes ComIH •GCIH • GCIP, was a Portuguese writer, professor and poet who lived in Portugal, Brazil, France, Germany and the United States of America..