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My life with the poet

My life with the poet

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ISBN: 9788589059497
Portuguese language
Format: 16 x 23 cm
Number of pages: 240
Binding: Paperback
Year of publication: 2013

Gessy Gesse, the inspiring muse, tells here her story as a woman, actress and wife of Vinicius de Moraes, in a daily life of coexistence never known before. While exposing the social reality of Bahia at the time, the book's particularity is to reveal how the 7 years he lived in Salvador, in the company of “Morena Flor”, in a house built by him in Itapuã, changed the way of being of the Rio poet. Invited to come and live in Itapuã by her, Vinicius and his work were strongly influenced by the land, after meeting and living with people like Mãe Menininha, Calazans Neto, Jorge and Zélia Amado (bridesmaids), Camafeu de Oxóssi, Nilda Spencer , Rubinho dos Carnavais, Olga de Alaketu, Walter Queiróz and several musicians with whom he created and disseminated afrossamba.

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Gesse Gessy

Gesse Gessy

Born in Salvador, Bahia, she worked as an actress in several films and plays since 1961, actively participating in the cultural scene of her time. He produced and directed musical and theatrical shows. Between 1969 and 1976, he lived with the poet Vinicius de Moraes, becoming his seventh wife and one of his longest relationships. When he came to live in Bahia, the poet met important characters from Bahian life, who became part of his songs and inspired his poetry. In recent years, the actress...
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