Alvarez, Luiz a Portuguese Jesuit, was born at Sao Romao, in the bishopric of Coimbra, in 1618, and died at Lisbon in 1709. This ascetic writer is regarded as a classical composer, and is the author of a great number of works, among others, Amor Sagrado Offereceo P. Luiz Alvarez, da Companhia de Jesus (Evora, 1673): — Ceo de Graca Inferno Custoso (Coimbra, 1692): — Sermoes de Quaresma Offerecidas ao Illustrissimo Senhor D. Joio
Mascarenhas, Bispo de Portalegrme, etc. (Lisboa, 1688). The second and third parts were prepared in 1693 and 1699. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.