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Gregório de Matos Biography | Poet

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Gregório de Matos e Guerra (April 7, 1636 — November 26, 1696) was the most famous Colonial Brazilian Baroque poet. Although he wrote many lyrical and religious poems, he was more well known by his satirical ones, winning because of them the nickname " Boca do Inferno " (in English: Hell's Mouth).