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Guilherme de Andrade e Almeida (born in Campinas, July 24, 1890 and died in Sao Paulo, July 11, 1969) was a lawyer, journalist, film critic, poet, essayist and Brazilian translator.He helped popularize the Japanese poem style, haiku in Brazil.
He is the son of Estevão de Araújo Almeida, a law teacher and jurist, and Angelina Andrade Almeida.
He married Belkiss Barroso de Almeida, and they had a son, Guy Sérgio Haroldo Estevão Zózimo Barroso de Almeida, who married Marina Queiroz Aranha de Almeida.
He fought in the Constitutionalist Revolution of 1932.His greatest work of love to São Paulo was his poem, Nossa Bandeira (Our Flag), but he also wrote Moeda Paulista (São Paulo Coin) and the poignant Oração ante a última trincheira (Prayer at the last ditch"). He was proclaimed The poet of the Revolution.
He also wrote the letter "Canção do Expedicionário" ("Song of the Expeditionary") with music by Spartaco Rossi and pracinhas brasileiros in World War II.
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, often known by his surnames as Machado de Assis, Machado, or Bruxo do Cosme Velho, was a pioneer Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright and short story writer, widely regarded as the greatest writer of Brazilian literature. Nevertheless, Assis did not achieve widespread popularity outside Brazil during his lifetime. In 1897 he founded and became the first President of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. He was multilingual, having taught himself French, English, German and Greek in later life.
Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque was a Brazilian poet, lawyer and politician. He was the last elected President of Brazil of the period known as the República Velha, but never took office because the government was overthrown in the Revolution of 1930. Prestes was the only politician to be elected President of Brazil and then impeded from taking office. He was also the last person born in São Paulo to be elected president until the election of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018.
Tarsila de Aguiar do Amaral was a Brazilian painter, draftswoman and translator. She is considered one of the leading Latin American modernist artists, and is regarded as the painter who best achieved Brazilian aspirations for nationalistic expression in a modern style. As a member of the Grupo dos Cinco, she is also considered a major influence in the modern art movement in Brazil, alongside Anita Malfatti, Menotti Del Picchia, Mário de Andrade, and Oswald de Andrade. Tarsila was instrumental in the formation of the aesthetic movement, Antropofagia (1928–1929); she was in fact the one with her celebrated painting, Abaporu, who inspired Oswald de Andrade's famous Manifesto Antropófago.
Brazilian literature is the literature written in the Portuguese language by Brazilians or in Brazil, including works written prior to the country's independence in 1822. Throughout its early years, literature from Brazil followed the literary trends of Portugal, whereas gradually shifting to a different and authentic writing style in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, in the search for truly Brazilian themes and use of Brazilian forms.
Mário Raul de Morais Andrade was a Brazilian poet, novelist, musicologist, art historian and critic, and photographer. One of the founders of Brazilian modernism, he virtually created modern Brazilian poetry with the publication of his Paulicéia Desvairada in 1922. He has had an enormous influence on modern Brazilian literature, and as a scholar and essayist—he was a pioneer of the field of ethnomusicology—his influence has reached far beyond Brazil.
José Oswald de Souza Andrade was a Brazilian poet novelist and cultural critic. He was born and spent most of his life in São Paulo.
Paulo Menotti Del Picchia was a Brazilian poet, journalist, and painter. He is associated with the Generation of 1922, the first generation of Brazilian modernists.
The Modern Art Week was an arts festival in São Paulo, Brazil, that ran from February 10 to February 17, 1922. Historically, the Week marked the start of Brazilian Modernism; though a number of individual Brazilian artists were doing modernist work before the week, it coalesced and defined the movement and introduced it to Brazilian society at large. For Brazil, it was as important as the International Exhibition of Modern Art, held in New York City in 1913, which became a legendary watershed date in the history of American art.
Manuel Antônio Álvares de Azevedo, affectionately called "Maneco" by his close friends, relatives and admirers, was a Brazilian Romantic poet, short story writer, playwright and essayist, considered to be one of the major exponents of Ultra-Romanticism and Gothic literature in Brazil. His works tend to play heavily with opposite notions, such as love and death, platonism and sarcasm, sentimentalism and pessimism, among others, and have a strong influence of Musset, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Goethe and – above all – Byron.
António Botto was a Portuguese aesthete and lyricist poet.
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Ciro Pessoa Mendes Corrêa, also known by his Dharma name Tenzin Chöpel, was a Brazilian singer-songwriter, lyricist, guitarist, screenwriter, journalist, writer and poet, famous for being one of the founding members of the influential rock band Titãs and for his later work with pioneering post-punk/gothic rock band Cabine C. He also formed numerous other short-lived and lesser known projects throughout the early to mid-1990s before beginning a solo career in 2003.
Luís Nicolau Fagundes Varela was a Brazilian Romantic poet, adept of the "Ultra-Romanticism" movement. He is patron of the 11th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.
Teófilo Odorico Dias de Mesquita was a Brazilian poet, journalist and lawyer, nephew of the famous Romantic author Gonçalves Dias.
Patrícia Rehder Galvão, known by her pseudonym Pagu was a Brazilian writer, poet, playwright, journalist, and translator who had a large role in the Brazilian Modernist movement. Pagu was also politically active, being associated to the Brazilian Communist Party during the 1930 decade.
Events in the year 1935 in Brazil.
André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça is a Brazilian attorney, Presbyterian pastor, and politician currently serving as the Minister of Justice and Public Security in the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro since April 2020. Prior to assuming this role, he served as Attorney General of Brazil in the same administration.
Sábato Antonio Magaldi was a Brazilian theater critic, playwright, journalist, teacher, essayist and historian.
Bernardo Élis Fleury de Campos Curado was a Brazilian lawyer, professor, poet, short story writer and novelist. He was born in Corumbá de Goiás in 1915, and died in the same city in 1997. He was the son of the poet Érico José Curado and Marieta Fleury Curado. He studied law and worked as a public servant and teacher.
Cândido Motta Filho was a Brazilian lawyer, professor, journalist, essayist and politician.