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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Visit the Statue of Florbela Espanca - Saint Bartholomew (Évora)

The Statue of Florbela Espanca, located in the Parish of St. Bartholomew (Vila Viçosa), is a tribute to poet Portuguese, named after Bela Alma Flor da Conceição and born in Vila Viçosa to December 8, 1894. The life of thirty-six years was tumultuous, restless and full of intimate suffering that the author was able to transform into poetry of the highest quality, full of eroticism and femininity. He was immortalized musically his poem "Poet Be" by the song "Hopelessly" of Trovante. Florbela Espanca committed suicide on the day of his 36th birthday in Matosinhos, December 8, 1930.

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