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João Guimarães Rosa

Born: 27-Jun-1908
Birthplace: Cordisburgo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: 19-Nov-1967
Location of death: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: Brazil
Executive summary: The Devil to Pay in the Backlands

Father: Florduardo Pinto Rosa
Mother: D. Francisca Guimarães Rosa
Wife: Lígia Cabral (m. 27-Jun-1930, div., two daughters)
Daughter: Vilma
Daughter: Agnes
Wife: Aracy Moebius de Carvalho (m. 1938, until his death)

    High School: Santo Antônio College, São João del Rei, Brazil
    Medical School: MD, Minas Gerais University (1930)

Author of books:
Magma (1936, poetry)
Sagarana (1946, short stories)
Com o vaqueiro Mariano (1947)
Corpo de Baile (1956, short stories)
Grande Sertão: Veredas (1956, novel)
Primeiras estórias (1962, short stories)
Tutaméia: Terceiras estórias (1967, short stories)
Estas estórias (1969, short stories)
Ave, palavra (1970, anthology)

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