Federico García Lorca

Born in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, Spain, June 5,1898; died near Granada, August 19,1936, García Lorca is Spain’s most deeply appreciated and highly revered poet and dramatist.

As a young writer

At the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid, García Lorca befriended Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí and many other creative artists who were, or would become, influential across Spain.

Federico García Lorca Style

Federico García Lorca had quite a strange style of writing in which he liked to make use of various symbols in order to convey the meanings behind his work.

Federico García Lorca Memorials

In Granada, the city of his birth, the Parque Federico García Lorca is dedicated to his memory and includes the Huerta de San Vicente, the Lorca family summer home, opened as a museum in 1995.

Sonnet of the Sweet Complaint

Never let me lose the marvelof your statue-like eyes, or the accentthe solitary rose of your breathplaces on my cheek at night.

Two Evening Moons

For Laurita, my sister’s friend The moon is dead dead — it will come back to life in the spring