Alberto de Oliveira

Antônio Mariano de Oliveira (April 28, 1857 – January 19, 1937) was a Brazilian poet, pharmacist and professor. He is better known by his pen name Alberto de Oliveira.[1]

Alberto de Oliveira
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BornAntônio Mariano de Oliveira
(1857-04-28)April 28, 1857
Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DiedJanuary 19, 1937(1937-01-19) (aged 79)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OccupationPoet, professor, pharmacist
NationalityBrazil Brazilian
Literary movementParnassianism
Notable worksPoesias
A caricature of Alberto de Oliveira,
by Belmiro de Almeida.

Alongside Olavo Bilac and Raimundo Correia, he comprised the Brazilian "Parnassian Triad".[2][3]

He founded and occupied the 8th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters from 1897 until his death in 1937.


  1. ^ Brazilian Literature: 1880-1920: Naturalism, realism-Parnassianism, symbolism. Georgetown University Press. 1974. p. 50.
  2. ^ Echevarría, Roberto Gonzalez; Pupo-Walker, Enrique (1996-09-19). The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521410359.
  3. ^ Young, Richard; Cisneros, Odile (2010-12-18). Historical Dictionary of Latin American Literature and Theater. Scarecrow Press. p. 596. ISBN 9780810874985. Alberto de Oliveira.

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Preceded by  
Brazilian Academy of Letters - Occupant of the 8th chair

1897 — 1937
Succeeded by