Abraham Valdelomar

Poet

Birthday April 27, 1888

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Peru

DEATH DATE Nov 3, 1919 (31)

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About

Peruvian author, poet, and avant-garde literary figure. His literary works include La Ciudad Muerta (novel), Las Voces Multiples (poems), and El Vuelo (play).

Before Fame

He abandoned his studies at the National University of San Marcos to work as a journalist and a diplomat.

Trivia

Two of his short fiction collections-- El caballero Carmelo and Los hijos del sol-- are considered his most important works.

Family Life

His childhood in coastal Peru inspired the settings of many of his literary works.

Associated With

He and Yoko Ono are both considered avant-garde artists.