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Marcelo highlights "ceaseless work" by António Torrado in promoting reading
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Marcelo highlights "ceaseless work" by António Torrado in promoting reading

The President of the Republic regretted this Friday the death of writer António Torrado, highlighting his “incessant work” in the promotion and dissemination of books and reading. Very active as a pedagogue (at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation or at the School of Theater and Cinema), but also as a playwright (collaborating in particular with Teatro da Comuna), we owe him an incessant work in the dissemination and promotion of books and reading”, reads in a note published on the website of the Presidency of the Republic. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa underlined that António Torrado was “one of the few authors” that everyone associated with children's literature, noting that the writer revealed a “taste for the playful, the lyrical, the hi...
Spanish writer Francisco Brines, who lived to pay homage to poetry, died
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Spanish writer Francisco Brines, who lived to pay homage to poetry, died

The Spanish writer Francisco Brines, poet of emotions and tolerance, died on Thursday, at the age of 89, having lived until the last moment with "fullness", as those who accompanied him to the end remember. Francisco Brines was hospitalized for a surgical intervention the day after the visit of the King and Queen of Spain, who received the Cervantes 2020 prize at his residence, on May 12, which he received with great emotion. According to the people who accompanied him, that was the last day he felt well, having lived the act with intensity and gratitude. After learning that he had been awarded the Cervantes Prize, Brines celebrated for having achieved with his poetry "a diversified song" and dedicated the prize to his parents who, he sai...
Cellist Paulo Gaio Lima died
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Cellist Paulo Gaio Lima died

Cellist Paulo Gaio Lima, 60, died this Monday in Lisbon, a source from the Metropolitan Orchestra of Lisbon (OML) told Lusa. Professor at the Lisbon Superior School of Music and the National Superior Orchestra Academy, which is part of the Music, Education and Culture Association (AMEC), as well as the Metropolitan Orchestra, Paulo Gaio Lima was a solo cellist at OML and was part of the Verdi Quartet of Paris and the Artis Trio. Born in Porto, he was a student of Madalena Sá e Costa, at the Conservatory of Music in this city, and Maurice Gendron, at the Conservatory Superior of Paris, where he lived for seven years, having been a scholarship holder of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Ministry of Culture. In 1987, he was invited ...
Nine-year-old boy dies after being hit by lightning while playing football
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Nine-year-old boy dies after being hit by lightning while playing football

A nine-year-old boy died after allegedly being struck by lightning on a football field in Blackpool, England. According to British media reports, police were called to the scene at about 5 pm after reports of an injured child. The authorities say that, despite an ongoing investigation, the child is believed to have been struck by lightning in the field of Spirit of Youth FC. Unfortunately, we don't know much yet. The whole club is in shock ", said a club spokesman. 2021-05-11 22:50 Essay / RL ...