Almada Negreiros, José de
|Birthname||José Sobral de Almada Negreiros|
|born on||7 April 1893 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )|
|Place||Trindade, Sao Tome and Principe, 0n1747, 6e4056|
|Timezone||LMT m6e4056 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||17°30' 21°13 Asc. 28°22'|
Portuguese multi-media artist and writer. He was born in the colony of Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe, the son of a Portuguese father, António Lobo de Almada Negreiros, and a Santomean mother, Elvira Freire Sobral. Besides literature and painting, Almada developed ballet choreographies, and worked on tapestry, engraving, murals, caricature, mosaic, azulejo and stained glass. His writing included poetry, plays and essays. He died in Lisbon on 15 June 1970 at age 77.
Sy Scholfield quotes various biographies including O futurismo e o teatro: destruição e mundos invertidos em Almada Negreiros e Oswald de Andrade : compilação e análise by Agnaldo Rodrigues (Do Autor, 2002), page 43: "José de Almada Negreiros nasceu em S . Tomé , na Roça da Saudade , freguesia de Trindade , às 3 horas da manhã do dia 7 de abril de 1893."
Originally this entry had 3:36 AM (unable to verify time on original AA database [Mark Okrasa]).
- Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Lived two years in Paris, France)
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Dancer/ Teacher (Ballet choreographer)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
- Vocation : Writers : Poet