João Braz Machado was born in São Brás of Alportel at 13 of Março of 1912 and he died in June 22, 1993 in Portimão. He was a poet, journalist and writer.
João Braz won is first poetry competition with 13 years old. He was also consecrated the Prince of the Poets in 1951, in the National Floral Games.
This statue was designed by Arlindo Arez.