Botto, Antonio

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Name
Botto, Antonio Gender: M
António Tomás Botto
born on 17 August 1897 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Concavada, Portugal, 39n27, 8w04
Timezone LMT m8w04 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Ferreira
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 24°39' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 21°31 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°46'



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Antonio Botto
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Biography

Portuguese poet playwright, his debut collection of poems was released in 1917. In 1933 he published "Antonio" and a play ("Alfama"). Some of his work gave rise to charges of immorality because of his praises of homosexual love but a temporary ban on his writng was lifted. Preferring a bohemian lifestyle, he was a self-described homosexual orientation but had a long-time female companion. He could be disruptive to authorities and indeed was fired from a civil service post for various reasons including "disobedience." He died March 16, 1959, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil several days after being hit by a car on 4 March 1959. A witness reported that Botto threw himself in front of the car leading to a suspicion of suicide.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1917 (First work published)
  • Death, Mysterious 16 March 1959 (Likely an accident but some suspicion of suicide)
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Source Notes

Filipe Ferreira quotes birth certificate in hand for "8:00 Lisboa Time"

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Poet