Torquato Neto date of birth:

November 9, 1944

How old was Torquato Neto when died?

28

Where was Torquato Neto born?

Teresina, Piaui, Brazil

When did Torquato Neto die?

November 10, 1972

Where did Torquato Neto die?

Rio de Janeiro City, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Why did Torquato Neto die?

Suicide by gas inhalation

Torquato Neto body shape:

Average

What color is Torquato Neto's hair?

Black

Is Torquato Neto gay or straight?

DISPUTED

What is Torquato Neto's ethnicity?

White

What is Torquato Neto nationality?

Brazilian

What is Torquato Neto's occupation?

Songwriter, journalist, poet, actor, director

Short Biography

Torquato Pereira de Araújo Neto (November 9, 1944 – November 10, 1972) was a Brazilian journalist, poet and songwriter. He is perhaps best known as a lyricist for the Tropicália counterculture movement, which later expanded its influence to Música popular brasileira. He worked with Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil, Edu Lobo and Waly Salomão. He committed suicide at the age of 28.