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Rubén Darío Biography and Poems

Rubén Darío Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Rubén Darío, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Darío, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Félix Rubén García Sarmiento (Metapa, January 18, 1867 – Leon February 6, 1916), known as Rubén Darío, was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement. Darío is revered as Nicaragua's greatest diplomat and a leading voice of Central and South America.. Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo

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