Google Doodled on 100th Birthday of famous Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes also nicknamed as O Poetinha, ‘ the little poet’ on October 19th. Doodle was present on Google Brazil on the day.
Google Doodle for Moraes featured the little poet itself in it, holding a guitar and enjoying the piece of music at the background of beautiful Brazilian beach side. Clicking on the Google Doodle on the homepage would have taken you to the search page for the poet.
Vinicius de Moraes was not only a poet, m0re over he was a well known music composer. Born at Reo de Janeiro on 19 October 1913, Moraes showed great passion for music from childhood itself. He became a member of congregation choir at school, wrote and several poems during school days.
After completing his education by 1935, Moraes published two collection of his poems. Two books including his poetic sets are ‘ Path in to distance’ and ‘Form and Exegesis’. Ariana, the woman was his third colletion published in the year 1936. After that, Moraes got the job at Ministry of Health education. By 1958, Mores composed and wrote lot of poems, by the time he was a well established poet from Brazil.
Bossa Nova, the music gener of Brazil got birth by this time and it was a big leap in the career of Vinicius and many other composers and poets of the time. It gave a new transformation to Brazilian music. He was also part of many Brazilian films music. Vinicius de Moraes had a long musci career, he was also known as poet, play writer and essayist.
He died on July 9, 1980 aged 66. Many honors and awards were given for his works and composition during his life time and after the death. This doodle on 100th birthday of Vinicius de Moraes honors him.