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Alfonso Cortés Biography | Poet

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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".