Antônio Gonçalves Dias (10 August 1823 - 3 November 1864 / Caxias)
Antônio Gonçalves Dias was a Brazilian Romantic poet, playwright and linguist. A major exponent of the Brazilian Romanticism and of the literary tradition known as "Indianism", he is famous for writing the poem "Canção do exílio", arguably the most well-known poem of the Brazilian literature, the short epic poem I-Juca-Pirama, and many other nationalist and patriotic poems that would later give him the title of national poet of Brazil. He was also an avid researcher of the Brazilian indigenous languages and folklore.
He is the patron of the 15th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.
Antônio Gonçalves Dias was born in Caxias on August 10,... more »
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- Ainda uma vez — Adeus
- I-Juca Pirama
- Minha Terra!
- O Soldado Espanhol
- Seus olhos
- The Song Of Exile