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David Mourão-Ferreira

David Mourão-Ferreira (1927-1996) Portuguese writer, was born in Lisbon, in 1927 where he also died in 1996. He graduated in Romance Philology in Lisbon, where he became a full professor, organising and governing among other things, the chair of the Theory of Literature. From his poetic work, which is distinguished by cultured, refined and subtle lyricism, the following books stand out: The Secret Journey, From Time to Heart, Cancioneiro do Natal, Matura Idade and Ode to Music.

Date of birth: February 24, 1927