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José Coronel Urtecho Biography and Poems

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

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José Coronel Urtecho (28 February 1906 - 19 March 1994) was a Nicaraguan poet, translator, essayist, critic, narrator, playwright, diplomat and historian. He has been described as "the most influential Nicaraguan thinker of the twentieth century". After an attraction to fascism in the 1930s, he became a strong supporter of the Sandinista National Liberation Front in 1977.

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