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Olga Orozco

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Olga Orozco (1920-1999) (real name Olga Noemi Gugliotta) was an Argentine poet born in Toay, La Pampa. She spent her childhood in Bahia Blanca until she was 16 years old and she moved to Buenos Aires with her parents where she initiated her career as a writer.

Orozco directed some literary publications using some pseudonymous names while she worked as a journalist. She was a member of so-called Tercera Vanguardia generation, which had a strong surrealist tendency . Her poetic works were influenced by Rimbaud, Nerval, Baudelaire, Milosz and Rilke.

Olga Orozco died in Buenos Aires at the age of 79 because of a cardiac crisis.

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