Goncalves de Magalhaes

Portrait of  Goncalves de Magalhaes

Goncalves de Magalhaes: (1811-1882) was a Brazilian poet, playwright, physician and diplomat. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in Brazilian literature. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 13th August 1811 and died in Rome, Italy on 10th July 1882 aged 70.

Major Works

“Cancao do Exilio” (Song of Exile) (1843) 
“Suspiros poéticos e saudades”  (Poetic Sighs and Nostalgias) (1836)