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Celso Emilio Ferreiro

Author. A native of Celanova, Ourense, Galicia, Ferreiro co-founded the 1930s political association "Federación de Mocedades Galeguistas." He later worked as a journalist and lawyer, and in the 1960s began writing poetry with themes of social criticism. In 1966 Ferreiro moved to Venezuela, where he founded the Patronato de Cultura Galega. His many works include "Longa Noite de Pedra," "Viaxe ao Pais dos Ananos," "Onde o Mundo se Chama Celanova," "Al Aire de tu Vuelo," "Voz y Voto," "Antipoemas" and "Cimeterio Privado." The Día das Letras Galegas (Galician Literature Day) was dedicated to Ferreiro in 1989.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 18 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17062197
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Celso Emilio Ferreiro (6 Jan 1912–31 Aug 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17062197, citing Cementerio de Celanova (Celanova, Galicia), Ourense, Provincia de Ourense, Galicia, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .