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Basílio da Gama Biography | Poet

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José Basílio da Gama (April 10, 1740 — July 31, 1795) was a Portuguese poet and member of the Society of Jesus, born in the colony of Brazil, famous for the epic poem O Uraguai. He wrote under pen name Termindo Sipílio .