Angolan poet known for Tempo da Chuva along with other Portuguese-language poetry selections. The exclusive Alda Lara literary reward bears her name. She analyzed at Lisbon University or college with the University or college of Coimbra. Her poem “Preludio/Mae Negra” was arranged to music and documented by Portuguese vocalist Paulo de Carvalho. Her spouse, Orlando Albuquerque, released her collected functions soon after her loss of life. She was a modern of fellow Angolan poet Viriato Dacruz; nevertheless, Dacruz fought for Angolan self-reliance from Portugal, while Lara embraced Portuguese vocabulary and tradition in her composing.