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Castro Alves Antônio de
Brazilian poet. A disciple of Victor Hugo, he came to fame with Espumas flutuantes [tossing spume] (1871). He was intensely nationalist and socially conscious. His best-known work, O navio negreiro [the slave ship], was instrumental in the abolition of slavery in Brazil and earned him the reputation as the "poet of the slaves."
Brazil, 1947, Antônio de Castro Alves
Brazil, 1997, Antônio de Castro Alves