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Alfonso Cortés Biography

The biography of Alfonso Cortés. This page has biographical information on Alfonso Cortés, one of the best poets of all time. This PoetrySoup page also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, and video biographies...if available.

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Alfonso Cortés (9 December 1893 - 3 February 1969) was a Nicaraguan poet. He is often referred to as the most important poet after Rubén Darío (poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo (modernism)). Before his death, he often said he was "less important than Darío, but more profound".

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