by Eugénio de Andrade
Eugénio de Andrade
Eugénio de Andrade (1923-2005) was born in a small Portuguese village. He has received every Portuguese literary prize including their most prestigious Camoës Prize (2000). He is the author of twenty-nine volumes of poetry (as well as numerous children’s books), collections of prose writings, and translations in Portuguese of Sappho, Lorca, and Yannis Ritsos. He passed away in 2005.