Adelmar Tavares da Silva (Recife, February 16, 1888 - June 20, 1963 Rio de Janeiro) was a lawyer, magistrate, jurist, professor and poet from Recife. He was a member of Brazilian Societies devoted to criminology and law. As a poet he was respected with several of his poems becoming songs. In 1948 he became President of the Academia Brasileira de Letras.
Luz dos meus olhos, Myriam - poetry (1912),
A poesia das violas - poetry (1921),
Noite cheia de estrelas - poetry (1925),
A linda mentira - prose (1926),
O caminho enluarado - poetry (1932),
A luz do altar - poetry (1934)