Rafael Cansinos Assens

Rafael Cansinos Assens

Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain
Death 6 Jul 1964 (aged 81)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Plot Patio Santa Gertrudis, Sección 3ª, Sepultura 118
Memorial ID 14665436 · View Source
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Author. Born in Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain, he was a journalist, essayist and noted translator. Of Spanish and Jewish origins ("sefardíes"), he wrote the essay about this matter "Los Judíos en la Literatura Española." Also, he is remembered for his books "El Pobre Baby," "El Candelabro de los Siete Brazos," "La Novia Escamoteada," "La Copla Andaluza" and "La Huelga de los Poetas." After the Spanish Civil War, Assens's writing was banned in Spain and he began what he called his "internal exile", which lasted until his death.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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