Jose Santos Chocano (1875-1934 / Peru)
José Santos Chocano Gastañodi (Lima, Perú born May 14, 1875 – Santiago, d. Chile July 13, 1934) was a Peruvian poet who is also known as "The Singer of Americas", because the first line of one of his most celebrated poems: "I am the singer of the America, Autochthonous and Savage"" (" Yo soy el Cantor de América, autóctono y salvaje", from the poem "Blasón" in Alma América). In the early twentieth... more »
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