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Jorge Amado

Jorge AmadoAKA Jorge Amado de Faria

Born: 10-Aug-1912
Birthplace: Ferradas, Brazil
Died: 6-Aug-2001
Location of death: Salvador, Brazil
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Alagoinhas Street, Salvador, Brazil

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Brazil
Executive summary: Dona Flor and her Two Husbands

Father: João Amado de Faria
Mother: D. Eulália Leal
Wife: Matilde Garcia Rosa (m. 1933, one daughter)
Daughter: Lila (d. 1949)
Wife: Zélia Gattai (m. 1945, d. 17-May-2008, one son, one daughter)
Son: João Jorge (b. 1947)
Daughter: Paloma (b. in Czechoslovakia)

    High School: Antônio Vieira College, Salvador, Brazil
    Law School: Federal University, Rio de Janeiro

    French Legion of Honor
    Lenin Peace Prize 1949
    Communist Party Brazil
    Exiled 1941-42
    Exiled 1950-52 to Czechoslovakia

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Tieta of Agreste (30-Aug-1996) · Himself

Author of books:
O País do Carnaval (1931, novel)
Cacau (1933, novel)
Suor (1934, novel)
Jubiabá (1935, novel)
Mar Morto (1936, novel)
Capitães da Areia (1937, novel)
Terras do sem fim (1942, novel)
São Jorge dos Ilhéus (1944, novel)
Seara Vermelha (1946, novel)
Os Subterrâneos da Liberdade (1954, novel)
Gabriela, cravo e canela (1958, novel)
A Morte e a Morte de Quincas Berro Dágua (1959, novel)
Os Pastores da Noite (1964, novel)
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos (1966, novel)
Tenda dos milagres (1969, novel)
Teresa Batista Cansada da Guerra (1972, novel)
Tiêta do agreste (1977, novel)
Farda Fardão Camisola de Dormir (1977, novel)
Tocaia grande (1984, novel)
O Sumiço da santa (1993, novel)
A Descoberta da América pelos Turcos (1994, novel)
O Compadre de Ogum (1995, novel)


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