Haroldo de Campos
Haroldo de Campos (São Paulo, BR, 1929, – 2003)
Haroldo de Campos was a Brazilian poet, critic, professor and translator. He is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in Brazilian literature since 1950. He and his brother Augusto de Campos, together with Décio Pignatari, formed the poetic group Noigandres that published the experimental journal of the same name, which would launch the Brazilian movement of Poesia Concreta. In addition to his vast repertory of original poetry and literary essays, Haroldo de Campos also translated some of the most important literature of the Western tradition into Portuguese.