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"Poets," wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley, "are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." We turn to them to express what is best in us, to give us words during weddings, funerals, and all the important occasions that shape our lives. This memorial site was created to honor and remember poets whose words continue to inspire, and whose legacies live on in their poetry.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Laudir de Oliveira

Laudir de Oliveira, a percussionist who was a former member of the band Chicago, died September 17, 2017, at the age of 77, according to the Brazilian website O Globo and numerous Facebook posts. Chicago released a statement on their official Facebook page. “We are saddened to learn that former Chicago percussionist Laudir de Oliveira has passed away. We're grateful for the tremendous contributions he made to the music of Chicago and the enormous talent he shared with us, and with so...
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