Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer was a Spanish Romanticist poet and writer, best known for his collection of poetry 'Rimas' and his series of short stories 'Leyendas'. Born on February 17, 1836, in Seville, Spain, Bécquer's work focused on themes of love, death, and the supernatural. His lyrical poetry is characterized by its simplicity and musicality, which has had a lasting influence on Spanish literature. Bécquer died at a young age on December 22, 1870, but his work has continued to be celebrated for its emotional depth and its role in the Romantic movement in Spain.


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  1. 1. Rimas

    "Rimas" is a collection of post-romantic poetry that explores themes of love, despair, and the ephemeral nature of beauty. The poems are known for their musicality, emotion, and simplicity, and they often reflect the poet's personal experiences and feelings. The work is considered a cornerstone of Spanish literature and a major contribution to the romantic literary movement.