Cláudio Manuel da Costa

Poet, Author

1729 – 1789

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Who was Cláudio Manuel da Costa?

Cláudio Manuel da Costa was a Brazilian poet and musician, considered to be the introducer of the Neoclassicism in Brazil. He wrote under the pen name Glauceste Satúrnio, and his most famous work is the epic poem Vila Rica, that tells the history of the homonymous city, nowadays called Ouro Preto.

He is patron of the 8th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

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Born
Jun 4, 1729
Mariana
Also known as
  • Claudio Manuel da Costa
Profession
Education
  • University of Coimbra
Lived in
  • Minas Gerais
Died
Jul 4, 1789
Ouro Preto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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