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New generations mentioned Luis Antonio Martinez Correa may not represent something next to the last name which takes you to the link directly with the more famous brother Jose Celso. Since the tragic, early death, at the age of 37 in 1987, his work was limited to the memory of friends and members of the public who saw the opera of Malandro partnership with Chico Buarque , bed bugs and Theatro musical Brazilean.
In the book of the Louis Rogue bourgeois (publishing house of the tree), and journalists Daniel Aquino and Manoela Marques back the legacy to actor, director and provocateur Luis Antonio, an artist who was much more than “brother ze Celso”. And also in death to leave his legacy. A series of protests and demonstrations from top artists after Luis Antonio was killed with more than 80 stab wounds by the child in the Christmas of 1987 provided the vision of an unprecedented national tragedy, the violence caused by homophobia.
Located 270 kilometers from Sao Paulo, Araquara and 143 million inhabitants, proud of due to the Brazilian figures such as the writer Ignácio de Loyola Brandão meeting of the Ruth Cardoso, and, of course, increase Celso Martinez Corrêa, the creator of the theater workshop, since the 1960s one of the most important names of the Brazilian stages.
Based in the city, the authors of the biography apply from the familiar environment of Martinez Corrêa follow the path of the smallest of six brothers Luis Antonio and parts of the pics the output of the other sister attached to the stage, Anna Maria passes at the beginning of the professional life in São Paulo, where he presented his first show in the basement of the workshop national recognition in Rio de Janeiro.
Passionate about Bertolt Brecht, Lewis provided the song as an essential component of the narrative of the picturesque since the beginning of his career, when mixed Witch of the Beatles with a piece of strong political content of the play, a German, is still in the read.
After driving to the opera of Malandro in 1978, Louis began to search for the sheet music for the old theatre and the magazines of the 19th century, which resulted in two theatrical performances, musical Brazilean 1 and 2. In the age policy and they were almost inseparable, dared to challenge the dogmas of the left is working to award a mountain of bedbugs in 1979. “The Brazilian left was always very closed,” explained the director in an interview with the newspaper last time. “It is necessary to understand that because of Mayakovsky, Brecht, Isadora Duncan, it was possible for Lenin and Marx. These men from the turn of the century was so crazy and contain the madness of the creator of it came to Stalin, appeared Getulio Vargas in Brazil. To contain this thing strong that it was going to be born”, the director said in this same interview.
Luis Antonio is still picking the fruits of the second part of Theatro Brazilian music when he came to the beach on 23 December 1987, authorized the gate to let the young Gláucio Garcia de Arruda’s hard to apartment 405.
A little more than an hour after Gláucio left the room carrying two bags. The body of Luis Antonio was only found the next day lying in a pool of blood. She was strangled with a towel and stabbing. Gláucio came to be arrested but, despite the presence of strong evidence of possession of the things stolen from the apartment of Luis Antonio Police issued.
Visit Celeste in disbelief, began a series of protests and rituals in honor of the younger brother who asked the Justice. The presence of big names from the scene of the TV helped to shed light on a problem which had until then been taboo in Brazilian society.
Gláucio was convicted and sentenced to 26 years in prison. During the trial, no one understands why the killer was doing the victory sign in the direction of the Sisters of the victim. He was released after only four years.
The final results prepared by lawyer Nilo Batista, Assistant Attorney General, will serve even today the statement in defense of civil rights of the LGBT population, especially in the era of progress in this area is under threat from conservative sectors.
“A strange country this – at the beginning of this century – back to the legal practices of the Middle Ages to the acceptance of the criminalization of homosexual conduct, and corporal punishment, held that the impunity in the murder. Certainly this is not the country that homosexuality is not a criminal offense corporal punishment bitter memories of the past, in that the tendency to crime victims was reflected in the rejection of the prevailing from the time of the thesis defense project for the company. This is not the country that ‘everyone is equal before the law without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, or function, or religious belief, political conviction’, but rather the country where the appetite of the individual to worship without the brake of the legal institutions of the modern and Democratic.”