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Francisco Borja da Costa
(1946–1975)
was the composer of Pátria, the national anthem of the Democratic Republic of East Timor, and also a poet, writing the majority of his work in tetum language. Aside from the East Timorese anthem, his most famous known work may be the poem "Um Minuto de Silêncio" (A Minute of Silence):

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1975, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.