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Alberti, Rafael

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Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 96 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Poets

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1902 - Alberti was born in Puerto de Santa Maria on December 16, 1902.

 

1929 - Wrote the Cal y canto or "Quick line became a member of the Generation of 27.

 

1930 - Wrote Con los zapatos puestos tengo que morir or "I Have to Die Wearing my Own Shoes".

 

1931 - Became and joined the communist party.

 

1939 - Fled to Argentina following the victory of Franco

 

1965 - Received the Lenin Peace Price Award.

 

1983 - Received the Premio Cervantes Award, world's highest honour in Spanish literature.

 

1999 - Died on October 28, 1999.


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