Paulo Coelho, is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is the recipient of numerous international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. The Alchemist, his most famous novel, has been translated into 80 languages.
Born: August 24, 1947 (age 67), Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Spouse: Christina Oiticica (m. 1980)
Movies: Veronika Decides to Die, Amante Latino, More
Parents: Pedro Queima de Coelho de Souza, Lygia Coelho