Suite Superior Bocage
BOCAGE SUPERIOR SUITE
Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage (1765-1805), the most complete poet of our 18th century, was born in Setúbal in 1765. At the age of 16, he joined the Infantry of Setúbal, but in 1783 he enlisted in the Royal Navy Academy. Bocage's works are currently published in the anthologies: "Opera Omnia", "Poesias" (an anthology that includes lyric, satire and eroticism) and "Poesias de Bocage".
Date of Birth: September 15, 1765