Francisco Rodrigues Lobo

Francisco Rodrigues Lobo

Francisco Rodrigues Lobo (1580 – November 4, 1622) was a Portuguese poet and bucolic writer. He was born of rich and noble New Christian parents in Leiria, reading philosophy, poetry and writing of shepherds and shepherdesses by the rivers Liz and Lena. He studied at the University of Coimbra and took the degree of licentiate about 1600. He worked for the Duke of Vila Real, probably being his sons' teacher. He visited Lisbon from time to time, and tradition has it that he died by drowning on his way there. Though his first book, a little volume of verse (Romances) published in 1596, and his last, a rhymed welcome to King Philip III, published in 1623, are written in Spanish he composed ... more on Wikipedia

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