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Torquato Neto Biography and Poems

Torquato Neto Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Torquato Neto, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Neto, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Neto, Torquato

Torquato Pereira de Araújo Neto (November 9, 1944 – November 10, 1972) was a Brazilian journalist, poet and songwriter. He is perhaps best known as a lyricist for the Tropicália counterculture movement, which later expanded its influence to Música Popular Brasileira. He worked with Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil, Edu Lobo and Waly Salomão. He committed suicide at the age of 28.

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