Federico Garcia Lorca

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Birthday
5, 1898
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Aug 19, 1936 (38)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1898
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Aug 19, 1936 (38)

About

Spanish poet and theatre director who was a member of the Generation of '27 and was executed by Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War.

Before Fame

He attended Sacred Heart University where he studied law, literature, and composition.

Trivia

He wrote the script for the film Viaje a la luna in 1929.

Family Life

His father was a landowner with a farm surrounding Granada where he grew up from the age of 11.

Associated With

He read Mundo Obrero's published manifesto at a banquet honoring fellow poet Rafael Alberti.