Luis Llorens Torres

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Birthday
14, 1876
Birthplace
Junana Diez, PR
Death Date
Jun 16, 1944 (68)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1876
Birthplace
Junana Diez, PR
Death Date
Jun 16, 1944 (68)

About

Poet, writer, attorney, and political figure who fought, in the early years of the twentieth century, for Puerto Rican independence. In 1913, he co-founded a literary journal entitled La Revista de Las Antillas.

Before Fame

He published his first poetry collection, Al Pie de la Alhambra, while he was a young man living in Spain.

Trivia

He studied at both the University of Barcelona and the University of Granada.

Family Life

He was the Puerto Rican-born son of coffee plantation owners Marcelina Soledad de Torres and Luis Aurelio del Carmen Llorens.

Associated With

He, like Olga Nolla, was a Puerto Rican poet.