November 8th, 2014

Tribute to one of the most famous Brazilian writers

According to info got by Brazilian Post put into circulation stamps celebrating the 75th anniversary of the famous Brazilian writer Cora Coralina. The philatelic issue was introduced on the 30th of October.

Cora Coralina was a Brazilian writer and poetess. She was born August 20, 1889, and died in the city of Goiânia on April 10, 1985. She published her first book after her husband died in 1965. Cora continued to produce more books, becoming one of the most important Brazilian writers of her time.

Cora Coralina's house where is lived from 1889 to 1985, can be visited in the city of Goiás. It is located at one end of the bridge over Vermelho River. It is one of the first constructions of Goiás, and a typical house from the 18th century. The place inspired some of the beautiful poems written by her. There is a small museum in the house to honor her.

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