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Pedro Garfias
Birth: May 27, 1901
Death: Aug. 9, 1967

Poet. He was born in Salamanca, Spain. In 1918, he moved to Madrid and become a member of Ultraism movement. He was included in the Generation of 1927. In 1938, he obtained the National Award of Literature for his book "Poesías de la Guerra Española." In 1939, he was forced to exile, and he moved to Eaton Hastings (England), where was living in Lord Faringdon´s estate, with other important spanish writer, Arturo Barea. There, he wrote his book "Primavera en Eaton Hastings," considered one of the most important works in the exile. Soon, he moved to Mexico, where developed the rest of his career. Among his books "Ala del Sur," "De Soledad y Otros Pesares" and "Río de Aguas Amargas." His epitaph reads "La soledad que uno busca, no se llama soledad." (The solitude that one looks for, is not called solitude). He died in Monterrey, Mexico, of cirrhosis. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Cementerio El Carmen
Monterrey
Tabasco, Mexico
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jan 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13115953
Pedro Garfias
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Pedro Garfias
Added by: Juan Crouset
 
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