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Juan Gelman



Juan Gelman (born 3 May 1930) is an Argentine poet. He has published more than twenty books of poetry since 1956. He won the Cervantes Prize in 2007, the most important in Spanish literature. His poems contain themes touching on his Jewish heritage, family, Argentina, exile, and the tango. His works celebrate life but are also tempered with social and political commentary and reflect his own painful experiences with the politics of his country.

Life

Juan Gelman was born in Buenos Aires, in the Villa Crespo neighborhood, in 1930. He was the third son of Russian-Jewish immigrants. He ...

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