Federico García Lorca
5 June 1898 - 19 August 1936
Federico García Lorca was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theater director. He was one of the most important figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of '27 and his work reflects his love for Spanish folk culture and traditions. Lorca's most famous works include "Poet in New York," "Blood Wedding," and "The House of Bernarda Alba." He was assassinated during the Spanish Civil War and his death remains a controversial and shrouded subject to this day. Despite his tragic end, Lorca's legacy as a master of Spanish literature and poetry endures.