Jorge Guillen

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Birthday
18, 1893
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Feb 6, 1984 (91)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1893
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Feb 6, 1984 (91)

About

Spanish poet, critic, and academic whose literary works include four collections of Cantico. He was a recipient of the prestigious Miguel de Cervantes Prize.

Before Fame

He received his doctorate from the University of Madrid. The first edition of his Cantico was published in 1928.

Trivia

He delivered a lecture at Harvard University that honored his fellow Generation of '27 poets.

Family Life

He wed Germaine Cahen, with whom he had two children. After his first wife's death, he married Irene Mochi-Sismondi.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as American Romantic poet Clark Smith .