João Vário (June 7, 1937 in Mindelo on São Vicente Island, Cape Verde - August 7, 2007 in Mindelo on Island, Cape Verde) was a Cape Verdean writer, neurosurgeon, scientise and professor. The name was a pseudonym of João Manuel Varela, he had nicknames including Timóteo Tio Tiofe and G. T. Didial.
He studied medicine in the universities of Coimbra and Lisbon. He was a doctorace in the University of Antwerp in Belgium, he was an investigator and professor of neuropathology and neurobiology. He returned to his native Mndelo.
Books: NATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION WINNERS: You Can Lead a Horse to Shark-Infested Water Ruth Padel, Poetry Critic of the `Independent on Sunday', Analyses Thi S Year's Winners of Britain's Most Prestigious Poetry Competition
Mar 21, 1999; THIRD PRIZE: All these poems mix humour, intelligence and a fresh view of the world with a lovely forward movement. Maurice...