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Lygia Fagundes Telles, Brazilian Author. Recipient Afonso Arinos prize, 1949, Institute Nacional do Livro prize, 1958, Boa Leitura prize, 1961, Cannes Festival Grand Prize for short fiction, 1969, Guimaraes Rosa prize, 1972, Pedro Nava award, 1989. Member Brazilian Academy Letters (award 1973).

Background

Telles, Lygia Fagundes was born on April 19, 1924 in São Paulo, Brazil.

Membership

Member Brazilian Academy Letters (award 1973).

Connections

M. Gofredo da Silva Telles (divorced 1961). Married Paulo Emílio Salles Gomez (deceased 1977).

spouse:
Paulo Emílio Salles Gomez