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us: Lara, Alda, 1930-1962


  • [Individual was a political activist.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Lara e Albuquerque, Alda Pires Barreto de, 1930-1962
    • us: Albuquerque, Alda Pires Barreto de Lara e, 1930-1962
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19300130
    • Death Date

        1962
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Benguela (Angola)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Angola
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Portugal
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Universidade de Coimbra
        • Organization: (naf) Casa dos Estudantes do Império
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Essayists
            (lcsh) Physicians
        • Sources

          • found: Her Poemas, 1966: t.p. (Alda Lara) p. 2 of cover (Alda Pires Barreto de Lara e Albuquerque; b. 6/9/30 in Benguela, Angola; d. 1/30/62 in Cambambe; child psychiatrist, poet)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lara, Alda; Alda Ferreira Pires Bareto de Lara Albuquerque; poet, essayist, physician, political activist; born 30 January 1930 in Benguela, Angola; moved to Portugal at age seventeen; studied in the department of medicine, university in Lisbon and the University of Coimbra; wrote a thesis on child psychology titled “Psychic Deficiencies Resulting from Lack of Family Care”; had ties to the Casa dos Estudentes do Imperio (CEI), a political organization composed of university students from the Portuguese colonies in Africa; returned to Angola in 1962; her works were published in several anthologies; the secret security arm of the colonial Portuguese government, Policia Internacional de Defesa do Estado (PIDE), maintained a file on her and her husband; published many of her early works in CEI's literary magazine, “Mensagem”; the Cڴamara Municipal of Sa Bandeira in Angola introduced “Prڴemio Alda Lara para Poesia” (Alda Lara Prize for Poetry), a literary prize awarded in her honor; died 1962 in Angola)
        • LC Classification

          • PQ9929.L35
        • General Notes

          • [Individual was a political activist.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1988-06-06: new
          • 2015-04-17: revised
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