Alberto de Oliveira

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Alberto de Oliveira
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BornAntônio Mariano de Oliveira
(1857-04-28)April 28, 1857
Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DiedJanuary 19, 1937(1937-01-19) (aged 79)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OccupationPoet, professor, pharmacist
Nationality Flag of Brazil.svg Brazilian
Literary movement Parnassianism
Notable worksPoesias
A caricature of Alberto de Oliveira,
by Belmiro de Almeida. Belmiro de Almeida - O Poeta Alberto de Oliveira.jpg
A caricature of Alberto de Oliveira,
by Belmiro de Almeida.

Antônio Mariano de Oliveira (April 28, 1857 – January 19, 1937) was a Brazilian poet, pharmacist and professor. He is better known by his pen name Alberto de Oliveira.

Alongside Olavo Bilac and Raimundo Correia, he comprised the Brazilian "Parnassian Triad". [1] [2]

He founded and occupied the 8th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters from 1897 until his death in 1937.

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  1. Echevarría, Roberto Gonzalez; Pupo-Walker, Enrique (1996-09-19). The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature. Cambridge University Press. ISBN   9780521410359.
  2. Young, Richard; Cisneros, Odile (2010-12-18). Historical Dictionary of Latin American Literature and Theater . Scarecrow Press. p.  596. ISBN   9780810874985. Alberto de Oliveira.
Preceded by
Cláudio Manuel da Costa (patron)
Brazilian Academy of Letters - Occupant of the 8th chair

1897 — 1937
Succeeded by
Oliveira Viana