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Lombinha de Maia

João Plácido Medeiros

Lombinha de Maia 1911 - Hamilton, Canada, 1983
Azorean thinker, dreamer, poet and singer, who in the 1950s emigrated to Canada
Ricardo Lalanda
date?

Maia /  João Plácido Medeiros   Maia /  João Plácido Medeiros

Description

Marble bust.

Inscription(s)

homenagem
a
JOÃO PLÁCIDO MEDEIROS
poeta popular
1911-1983

"vale mais uma sardinha
comida na nossa aldeia
do que canja de galinha
ou bife na terra alheia"

Tribute
to
JOÃO PLÁCIDO MEDEIROS
popular poet
1911-1983

"A meal with a sardine
in our village is worth more
than chickensoup
or beef in a strange land"

Annotation

The monument is offered to Maia by the emigrant Pedro Pimentel Pacheco.

Sculptor

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Location (N 37°49'47" - W 25°22'32")

Item Code: ptac070; Photograph: 23 June 2016
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