Heliodoro dos Santos Baptista (1795 words)

Fátima Mendonça (Universidade de Lisboa)
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Heliodoro Baptista was born on 19 May 1944 in Gonhane (Inhassunge), Quelimane, capital of the province of Zambezia in Mozambique. He was the son of a European father and mother of European and African descent. He died on 1 May 2009 in Beira, where he lived for more than 50 years. He was married to the well-known photojournalist of the daily Diário de Moçambique, Celeste Mac-Artur. He was a member of AEMO Associação dos Escritores Moçambicanos (Mozambican writers association).

From the age of 4 to 14 years he lived in Portugal, successively, in Póvoa de Varzim and Mealhada. He started his journalistic activity in the 1970’s writing for the newspaper Notícias …

Citation: Mendonça, Fátima. "Heliodoro dos Santos Baptista". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 February 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14248, accessed 24 February 2020.]

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