Adelmar Tavares

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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[edit]

  • 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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Preceded by
João Luís Alves
Brazilian Academy of Letters - Occupant of the 11th chair

1926 — 1963
Succeeded by
Deolindo Couto
Preceded by
João Neves da Fontoura
President of the Brazilian Academy of Letters
Succeeded by
Miguel Osório de Almeida