Jose Manuel Caballero

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Birthday
11, 1926
Birthplace
Cadiz
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1926 (age 93)
Birthplace
Cadiz

About

A twentieth-century Spanish poet and prose writer, he is known for such works as Las Adivinaciones and Las Horas Muertas. His numerous literary awards include the Spanish Literature National Prize and the Miguel de Cervantes Prize.

Before Fame

He was enrolled in a program in Nautical Studies in Cadiz, Spain when he began writing poetry.

Trivia

He is considered a member of the Generation of 1950, a group of writers who staunchly opposed Francisco Franco.

Family Life

He and his wife raised five children.

Associated With

He was inspired by many writers, including Jack London.