Adelmar Tavares

Adelmar Tavares

Adelmar Tavares da Silva (Recife, February 16, 1888 - June 20, 1963 Rio de Janeiro) was a lawyer, magistrate, jurist, professor and poet from Recife. He was a member of Brazilian Societies devoted to criminology and law. As a poet he was respected with several of his poems becoming songs. In 1948 he became President of the Academia Brasileira de Letras.

Partial bibliography

  • Luz dos meus olhos, Myriam - poetry (1912)
  • A poesia das violas - poetry (1921)
  • Noite cheia de estrelas - poetry (1925)
  • A linda mentira - prose (1926)
  • O caminho enluarado - poetry (1932)
  • A luz do altar - poetry (1934)

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