The poet Rafael Alberti died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Member of the Generation of ’27 and one of the most influential Spanish writers of the Silver Age of literature. His numerous poetry collections include Capital de la Gloria and Entre el Clavel y la Espada.
He eloped with a political activist and writer named Maria Teresa Leon.
Spain’s national radio said Alberti died early Thursday, October 28, 1999, at his home in his native town of Puerto de Santa Maria. He was 96. Alberti, who was a contemporary of poet Federico Garcia Lorca, died from a lung ailment that had caused him to be hospitalized several times in recent years.