Garcia Lorca


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Gar·cí·a Lor·ca

 (gär-sē′ə lôr′kä, gär-thē′ä), Federico 1898-1936.
Spanish modernist writer noted both for his poetry, collected in volumes such as Lament for the Death of a Bullfighter and Other Poems (1937) and Poet in New York (1940), and for his folk dramas, including Blood Wedding (1932) and The House of Bernarda Alba (1936). He was executed by Fascist soldiers at the start of the Spanish Civil War.
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García Lorca

(Spanish ɡarˈθia ˈlɔrka)
n
(Biography) See Lorca1
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Noun1.Garcia Lorca - Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
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Margarita Xirgu, teacher and actress, is looking back on her relationship with Federico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish poet and dramatist murdered by the fascists in 1936.
Four Songs on Poems by Federico Garcia Lorca. For high voice, clarinet, cello and piano.
The Napa Repertory Theatre presents Bandhan, a play based on Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding, directed by Hassan Raza, at Napa's Zia Mohyeddin Theatre at 8pm.
Cancioncilla del nino que no nacio, Federico Garcia Lorca, Translated by Sarah Arvio / 316