Agustina Bessa-Luís

* 5 October 1922 – † 3 June 2019

Agustina Bessa-Luís passed away in Porto on 3rd of June 2019. Born in 1922 in the North of Portugal, Bessa-Luís is considered one of the most important writers of contemporary Portuguese literature. She has novels, stories, plays, and essays to her acclaim. In 2004, she was awarded the most important literary prize of the Portuguese speaking world, the Camões Prize.