Federico Garcia Lorca
“Let there be a landscape of open eyes and bitter wounds on fire. No one is sleeping in this world. No one, no one. I have said it before.”
Who was Federico Garcia Lorca?
Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca; (5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936), was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director.
García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of ’27, a group consisting of mostly poets who introduced the tenets of European movements (such as symbolism, futurism, and surrealism) into Spanish literature.
He was executed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. His body has never been found. (source wikipedia)The Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca
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