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Machado, Antonio

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Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1939 AD, at 63 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Playwrights, Poets

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Spanish lyric poet.

 

1875 - Born on the 26th of July in Seville.

 

1899 - Traveled with his brother to Paris to work as translators for a French publisher.

 

1901 - Wrote his poems published in the literary journal 'Electra'.

 

1907 - Published his work with the title Soledades. Galerías. Otros Poemas.

 

1909 - Married Leonor Izquierdo  daughter of the owners of the boarding house Machado was staying in.

 

1916 - Published Campos de Castilla published along with the first edition of Nuevas canciones.

 

1919-1931 - Professor of French in Segovia then he moved here to be nearer to Madrid, where Manuel lived.

 

1936 - Francisco Franco launched his coup d'état.

 

1938 - Machado was evacuated with his elderly mother and uncle to Valencia, and then to Barcelona.

 

1939 - On the 22nd of February that Antonio Machado died, just three days before his mother.

 

 

 


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