Raul Pompéia (1863 - 1895)
Raul d'Ávila Pompeia (April 12, 1863 — December 25, 1895) was a Brazilian novelist, short story writer and chronicler. He is famous for the Impressionist romance O Ateneu. He is patron of the 33rd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. Pompeia was born in 1863, to Antônio d'Ávila Pompeia and Rosa Teixeira Pompeia. As a young man, he entered the Colégio Abílio, run by the Baron of Macaúbas, Abílio César Borges, where he was a good student, and the editor of school journal O Archote. In 1879, he was transferred to Colégio Pedro II, where he and wrote his first book, Uma Tragédia no Amazonas.
Total matches: 1