One of the greatest Brazilian poets, Manuel Carneiro de Souza Bandeira Filho was born in Recife, Pernambuco on 19 April 1886 to Manuel Bandeira and Francelina Ribeiro de Souza. Besides being a poet, he was also a teacher, journalist, inspector, translator and literary critic.
Mário Sette was born in Recife on 19 April 1886. As a young man, he was already a lover of Portuguese, French and Brazilian literature, and of the treatises on Brazilian History and Civilization. He spoke and wrote French fluently.
He was born on 14 July 1920 in the city of Bom Jardim, Pernambuco, to colonel of the National Guard, merchant and farmer Manuel Gonçalves Souto Maior and Maria da Mota Souto Maior.
José Izidoro de Martins Junior was born in Recife, Pernambuco, on 24 November 1860, to José Isidoro Martins and Francisca Emilia de Oliveira Martins.
Mauro Ramos da Mota e Albuquerque was born in Recife on 16 August 1911, to José Feliciano Mota Albuquerque, a lawyer, and Aline de M. Albuquerque. He was married to Marly Mota, with whom he had 4 children: Maurício Mota, Eduardo Mota, Sérgio Mota and Tereza Alexandrina Mota.