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Elisa Lucinda

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Elisa Lucinda
Elisa Lucinda in 2018
Elisa Lucinda dos Campos Gomes

February 2, 1958 (1958-02-02) (age 66)
Occupation(s)Actress, singer, poet, writer and journalist
Years active1989–present

Elisa Lucinda (born February 2, 1958) is a Brazilian actress, singer, poet, writer and journalist.[1][2] Born in Cariacica, Espírito Santo,[1] she studied poetry between the age of 11 and 17.[2] Lucinda attended journalism school at Vitória, when she worked writing for newspapers and in a news program.[2] Lucinda was 27 when she decided to move to Rio de Janeiro to become an actress; however, her poetry was more successful.[2] After selling poems and hand-written books, she attracted attention from stage and television directors,[2] debuting on Rede Manchete's telenovela Kananga do Japão in 1989.[3]


The poet Elisa Lucinda talks about love, pain, passion, frustration, birth, death; these universal themes that accompany the despair and hope of us all. But her poetry doesn’t shy away from dealing with social problems that are quite Brazilian. Racism, sexism, mistreatment of the poor.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Enredo da Boa Vista homenageia Elisa Lucinda no Carnaval de Vitória". G1 (in Portuguese). Globo.com. November 24, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Atriz, cantora e poetisa, Elisa Lucinda é 'concomitante'". Ben Paraná (in Portuguese). December 11, 2006. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "8º Festival de Cinema de Maringá" (in Portuguese). Festival de Cinema de Maringá. Archived from the original on May 20, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  4. ^ "Elisa Lucinda: Biography and Poems | Brazilian Poetry". Retrieved 2021-05-30.

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