LUIZ AUGUSTO PALMEIRIM
\ljˈuːɪz ɔːɡˈʌstə͡ʊ pˈɑːme͡əɹɪm], \ljˈuːɪz ɔːɡˈʌstəʊ pˈɑːmeəɹɪm], \l_j_ˈuː_ɪ_z ɔː_ɡ_ˈʌ_s_t_əʊ p_ˈɑː_m_eə_ɹ_ɪ_m]\
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A Portuguese poet; born at Lisbon, Aug. 9, 1825; died there, Dec. 4, 1893. His first collection of lyric verse, "Poesies" (1851), reached a 5th edition in his lifetime, and won for him the title "the Beranger of Portugal". Among his patriotic poems, "Exiled" is the one best known. His lyrics have been published as "Popular Songs". He wrote also some comedies in verse; a "Gallery of Portuguese Portraits" (1878); and "The Eccentrics of my Time" (1891).
By Charles Dudley Warner