Alberto de Oliveira
|Born||Antônio Mariano de Oliveira|
April 28, 1857
Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Died||January 19, 1937 79) (aged|
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Occupation||Poet, professor, pharmacist|
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Alongside Olavo Bilac and Raimundo Correia, he comprised the Brazilian "Parnassian Triad".
He founded and occupied the 8th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters from 1897 until his death in 1937.
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Alberto de Oliveira.
Cláudio Manuel da Costa (patron)
Brazilian Academy of Letters - Occupant of the 8th chair
1897 — 1937
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