Aurora De Albornoz

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Birthday
22, 1926
Birthplace
Asturias, Spain
Death Date
Dec 6, 1990 (64)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1926
Birthplace
Asturias, Spain
Death Date
Dec 6, 1990 (64)

About

Literary scholar, professor, and modernist poet of the Spanish Civil War era. Her literary and critical works include Aventura, Pequenos poemas en prosa, and La prehistoria de Antonio Machado.

Before Fame

She moved from Spain to San Juan at the age of eighteen and studied under Juan Ramon Jimenez at the University of Puerto Rico.

Trivia

She came from a family of intellectuals. Her uncle won the 1959 Nobel Prize in medicine for his work on RNA; her great uncle was prominent in Spanish politics; and her father and grandfather wrote poems.

Family Life

She married Jorge Enjuto Bernal in 1950. The couple lived in Puerto Rico, France, and the United States before divorcing in 1967.

Associated With

She wrote during the era of Francisco Franco's dictatorship in Spain.