Born: 19 April 1886
Died: 13 October 1968
Manuel Bandeira was a Brazilian poet. Bandeira wrote over 20 books of poetry and prose. In 1922, after an extended stay in Europe where Bandeira met many prominent authors and painters, he contributed poems of political and social criticism to the Modernist Movement in São Paulo. Bandeira began to publish his most important works in 1924.
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