Eugénio de Andrade

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Eugénio de Andrade.jpg
Painting, 2010
Born José Fontinhas
(1923-01-19)19 January 1923.
Póvoa de Atalaia, Fundão
Died 13 June 2005(2005-06-13) (aged 82)
Porto, Portugal
Occupation poet
Nationality Portuguese
Notable award(s) Camões Prize

Eugénio de Andrade was the pseudonym of José Fontinhas, GOSE, GCM (19 January 1923 – 13 June 2005), a Portuguese poet.

José Fontinhas was born at Póvoa de Atalaia, Fundão. He is revered as one of the leading names in contemporary Portuguese poetry.[1] He died in Porto.

Selected awards[edit]

  • Prize of the International Association of Literary Critics (1986)[1]
  • Grand Prize for Poetry of the Portuguese Association of Writers (1989)[1]
  • Camões Prize (2001)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Morreu o poeta José Fontinhas". Diário IOL (in Portuguese). 13 June 2005. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 

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