Federico García Lorca

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As a young boy in Madrid, Lorca befriended many Spanish artist and writers who would become very influential in the Spanish arts, and helped Lorca on his journey. One of the people he met was Dali.

Salvador Dalí

As a young boy in Madrid, Lorca befriended many Spanish artist and writers who would become very influential in the Spanish arts, and helped Lorca on his journey. One of the people he met was Dali.

Lorca was killed because of his anti-communism views. Francisco franco did not want the public to hear views opposing him.

Francisco Franco

Lorca was killed because of his anti-communism views. Francisco franco did not want the public to hear views opposing him.

Federico García Lorca was a Spanish Poet.  He was born 1898 and died 1936 at the age of 38.

Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca was a Spanish Poet. He was born 1898 and died 1936 at the age of 38.

Lorca first gained international fame after joining the Generation of '27.

Spanish Generation of '27 overview

The Generation of '27 is the last generation of authors before the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, and it's considered the best poetry generation of the Spanish literature.

Lorca was executed by nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil war.

Nationalist faction (Spanish Civil War)

Lorca was executed by nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil war.

Lorca’s murder case was  reopened in 2009, but  no remains were found.

Federico García Lorca

Lorca’s murder case was reopened in 2009, but no remains were found.

Lorca’s life was not openly discussed until after franco’s death in 1975. Today Lorca poems are available uncensored and he is regarded as a great poet who died tragically.

Federico García Lorca

Lorca’s life was not openly discussed until after franco’s death in 1975. Today Lorca poems are available uncensored and he is regarded as a great poet who died tragically.

One of Lorca's most well known poems "Dawn".

One of Lorca's most well known poems "Dawn".

Lorca also wrote many plays, he wrote The House of Bernarda Alba in 1936.

The House of Bernarda Alba and Other Plays : Federico Garcia Lorca : 9780141185750

The House of Bernarda Alba and Other Plays by Federico Garcia Lorca, 9780141185750, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Besides being a poet, Lorca also wrote operas. His most famous being Lola, la Comedianta.