Manuel Ortiz Guerrero

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Birthday
16, 1897
Birthplace
Paraguay
Death Date
Aug 5, 1933 (36)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1897
Birthplace
Paraguay
Death Date
Aug 5, 1933 (36)

About

Paraguayan poet and singer whose modernist works include "Loca," "Raida poty," and "La sortija." He wrote in both the Guarani and Spanish languages.

Before Fame

He published his first poems in the Colegio Nacional de la Capital school newspaper.

Trivia

He lived much of his later life in Brazil after the political themes of his literary work resulted in his exile from his native Paraguay.

Family Life

His mother, Susana Guerrero, passed away while giving birth to him, and he was raised primarily by his grandmother.

Associated With

He was a friend of fellow Paraguayan poet Julio Correa .