Juana de Ibarbourou

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Birthday
8, 1892
Birthplace
Melo, Uruguay
DEATH DATE
Jul 15, 1979 (87)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1892
Birthplace
Melo, Uruguay
DEATH DATE
Jul 15, 1979 (87)

About

Popular Uruguayan poet whose work is notable for its nature imagery, feminism, and eroticism. Her best-known works include Raiz salvaje, Oro y tormenta, and Obras completas.

Before Fame

She began her studies at the Jose Pedro Varela School in 1899.

Trivia

Her numerous literary honors include the Order of the Quetzal and the Gold Medal of Francisco Pizarro.

Family Life

She had one son, Julio, with her husband, Lucas Ibarbourou.

Associated With

She inspired the work of Jorge Guillen and other poets.