Angel Gonzalez Muniz

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Birthday
6, 1925
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jan 12, 2008 (82)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1925
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jan 12, 2008 (82)

About

Famous for Aspero Mundo, Grado Elemental, and numerous other works, this important 20th-century Spanish poet won multiple honors, including the Federico Garcia Lorca Poetry Prize, the Reina Sofia Iberoamericas Prize, and the Principe de Asturias Prize.

Before Fame

Six years after earning a law degree from the University of Oviedo, he published his debut, critically-acclaimed poetry volume.

Trivia

For two decades, he was a professor at the University of New Mexico.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Oviedo, Spain. He later lived in both Madrid, Spain and New Mexico, U.S.A.

Associated With

For his second full-length poetic work, Grado Elemental, he was awarded the Antonio Machado Prize for Poetry.