Federico García Lorca

(5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936 / Fuente Vaqueros)

Federico García Lorca
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Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca was a Spanish poet, dramatist and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27. He may have been shot by anti-communist forces during the Spanish Civil War In 2008, a Spanish judge opened an investigation into Lorca's death. The Garcia Lorca family eventually dropped objections to the excavation of a potential gravesite near Alfacar. However, no human remains were found.

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García Lorca was born on 5 June 1898, in Fuente Vaqueros, a small town a few miles west of Granada, southern Spain.His father, Federico García ... more »

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  • ''The only things that the United States has given to the world are skyscrapers, jazz, and cocktails. That is all. And in Cuba, in our America, they make much better cocktails.''
    Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Interview, 1933; published in Obras Completas, vol. 3 (1986). Quoted in Poet in New York,...
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  • ''In Spain, the dead are more alive than the dead of any other country in the world.''
    Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. "The Duende: Theory and Divertissement, Appendix 6," Poet in New York (1940).
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  • ''To see you naked is to recall the Earth.''
    Federico García Lorca (1899-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Casida de la Mujer Tendida.
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  • ''New York is something awful, something monstrous. I like to walk the streets, lost, but I recognize that New York is the world's greatest lie. New York is Senegal with machines.''
    Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Interview, 1931, also published in: Obras Completas, vol. 3 (1986). Quoted in Poet in New...
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  • ''Besides black art, there is only automation and mechanization.''
    Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Interview, 1936, published in Obras Completas, vol. 3 (1986). Quoted in Poet in New York,...
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  • oplixmz (4/2/2020 6:29:00 PM)

    𝐈 𝐦 𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 18-𝐤 𝐝𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞. 𝐈 𝐤𝐞𝐩𝐭 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐦𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐦𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐬𝐨 𝐈 𝐝𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐭. 𝐖𝐞𝐥𝐥, 𝐢𝐭 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐲 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞..

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  • diane morales (3/8/2020 6:39:00 PM)

    i forgot to say that the characters in the poetic drama are all insects!

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  • diane morales (3/8/2020 6:37:00 PM)

    i have several acts from a play/poetry by garcia lorca - does anyone know what the title is? thank you!

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  • renato (8/30/2019 5:21:00 AM)

    where are

    pin pin pio pio pio
    y
    luz tu tu iuz...y jo sombra mudo horizontal

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  • Nell Whyatt (8/1/2019 5:53:00 AM)

    Please can someone tell me the Spanish title of 'Little Song of Seville' from Lorca's Songs and Ballads? Thanks so much! ! nell_whyatt@yahoo.co.uk! Thanksyou!

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  • Tricia (8/8/2018 4:25:00 AM)

    The Spanish war occurred occurred 1936-1939 and NOT 2008, as reported here!

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  • Margaret Berrie (2/12/2018 7:31:00 AM)

    In (a very late) reply to Kate Hobbs' question below - the poem is called From here (Desde aqui) in Spanish.
    It's a short poem - in English:
    From Here


    Tell my friends
    I have died
    Water always sings
    under the trembling woods
    Tell my friends
    I have died
    How the poplars
    sway the silken sound—
    Tell them my eyes
    stayed open
    that the immortal
    blue handkerchief
    covered my face
    And ah! that I went to my star
    without bread


    Hope that helps!

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  • Sandra Feldman (5/2/2017 6:10:00 PM)

    When you read,
    Federico Garcia Lorca,
    'Te viene un nectar a la boca, '
    (nectar fills your mouth)
    And you finally realize,
    What poetry's all about.

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Best Poem of Federico García Lorca

Before The Dawn

But like love
the archers
are blind

Upon the green night,
the piercing saetas
leave traces of warm
lily.

The keel of the moon
breaks through purple clouds
and their quivers
fill with dew.

Ay, but like love
the archers
are blind!

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