Silverio Pessoa is a musician born on 6 January 1962 in Carpina, a city in the Northern Forest Zone of Pernambuco. As a child, Silverio Pessoa used to hear ‘forró’ songs, ‘maracatu rural’ and other regional rhythms performed on Radio Planalto de Carpina.
Folklorist, literary critic, professor, philosopher and politician Silvio Romero, son of Andrew Ramos Romero and Maria Vasconcelos da Silveira Ramos, was born on 21 April 1851, in the hinterland village of Lagarto, in the province of Sergipe.
Ulysses Pernambucano de Mello Sobrinho was a doctor, psychiatrist, professor and psychologist, even before the regulation of the profession, which only occurred 21 years after his death.
João Vasconcelos Sobrinho was born on 28 April 1908 in Moreno, a city in the Recife Metropolitan Region, Pernambuco.