Famous Argentine Poets - Famous Poets from Argentina

This famous Argentine poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Argentine poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from Argentina.

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Borges, Jorge Luis

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An Argentine writer who is considered one of the foremost literary figures of the 20th century.. Argentine short-story writer essayist poet and translator
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Aldana, Felipe

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Felipe Aldana (1922–1970) was an Argentine poet.
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Adúriz, Javier

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Javier Adúriz (April 16, 1948 – April 21, 2011) was an Argentine poet. He devoted himself to teaching and contributed to several publications of poetry. He was also editor of the León in the Bidet.
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Rizzi, Jorge Ángel Livraga

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Jorge Ángel Livraga Rizzi (September 3, 1930 – October 7, 1991) was an Argentinian poet, novelist, philosopher, essayist, educator and lecturer of Italian heritage best known for having founded and directed New Acropolis, an international philosophical educational and cultural organisation. He was an academic member of the International Philo-Byzantine Academy and University(IPHBAU) and the International Burckhardt Academy (Italy), a knight of the Real Orden de San Ildefonso y San Atilano, and a recipient of the silver cross from the Société Académique Arts Sciences Lettres (France)
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Bernárdez, Francisco Luis

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Francisco Luis Bernárdez (October 5, 1900 – 1978) was an Argentine poet, born in Buenos Aires .
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Ascasubi, Hilario

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Hilario Ascasubi (1807 – November 17, 1875) was an Argentine poet.
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Bradley, Ricardo Ernesto Montes i

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Ricardo Ernesto Montes i Bradley, poet, essayist, historian, art and literary critic and diplomat born on June 9, 1905 in Rosario, Argentina. He was Honorary Consul of México in Rosario, professor of Fine Arts, publisher, columnist and contributor in newspapers and literary magazines in Latin America. R-E Montes i Bradley held Doctorates in the Law, Diplomacy, History and International Law. He was an active member of the International Institute of Ibero-American Literature and the International Association of Critics; Correspondent Member of the National Academy of Arts and Literature of Cuba and of the National Academy of History and Geography of Mexico; Honorary Member of the Mexican Academy of Genealogy and Heraldry (Academia Mexicana de Genealogía y Heráldica ); member of the Sociedad Argentina de Escritores (SADE); a member of the Círculo de la Prensa and the Colegio de Abogados de la ciudad de Rosario; co-founded the Escuela de Bellas Artes de Rosario; member of the Asociación de Críticos de México. As publisher he was responsible for the Boletín de Cultura Intelectual, which he also directed; the art magazines Revista Paraná and Cuadernos del Litoral were also the result of his commitment to journalism in the arts. The last two publications were dedicated to promote the works of local artist, writers, poets in the region known as Paraná, Rosario de Santa Fe and vicinity.
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Orozco, Olga

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Olga Orozco (1920-1999) (real name Olga Noemí Gugliotta ) was an Argentine poet born in Toay, La Pampa. She spent her childhood in Bahía Blanca until she was 16 years old and she moved to Buenos Aires with her parents where she initiated her career as a writer.
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Merino, Francisco López

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Francisco López Merino (June 6, 1904 - May 22, 1928) was an Argentine poet born in La Plata, Buenos Aires, who committed suicide at the age of 23.
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Wilcock, Juan Rodolfo

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Juan Rodolfo Wilcock (17 April 1919 - 16 March 1978) was an Argentine writer, poet, critic and translator. He was the son of Charles Leonard Wilcock and Ida Romegialli.
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Banchs, Enrique

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Enrique Banchs (1888 – 1968) was an Argentine poet. He published all his work in the space of four years at the beginning of the 20th century, then lay dormant until his death. In his four works, Las barcas (1907), El libro de los elogios (1908), El cascabel del halcón (1909) and La urna (1911). Banchs cultivated an ephemeral, classicistic style drawing inspiration from the Siglo de Oro. His final work was composed in sonnets, a form which had already been almost completely abandoned by that time. Banchs published nothing during the final fifty years of his life, but he remained a part of the Argentine literary scene, and a member of the Argentine Academy of Letters .
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Barbarito, Carlos

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Carlos Barbarito is an Argentine poet born in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, Argentina on 6 February 1955.
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Pellegrini, Aldo

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Aldo Pellegrini (Rosario, Santa Fe 1903–1973), was an Argentine poet, essayist and art critic.
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Palacios, Pedro Bonifacio

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Pedro Bonifacio Palacios (May 13, 1854 – February 28, 1917), better known by his sobriquet, Almafuerte, was an Argentine poet .
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Castellani, Leonardo

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Leonardo Castellani (November 16, 1899 – March 1981), was an Argentine priest, essayist, novelist, poet and theologian.
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Girondo, Oliverio

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Oliverio Girondo (August 17, 1891-January 24, 1967) was an Argentine poet. He was born in Buenos Aires to a relatively wealthy family, enabling him from a young age to travel to Europe, where he studied in both Paris and England. He is perhaps most famous for his participation in the magazines (Proa, Prisma and Martín Fierro ), which ushered in the arrival of ultraism, the first of the vanguardist movements to settle in Argentina.
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Cerro, Emeterio

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Héctor Medina, better known by his literary pen name as Emeterio Cerro (Balcarce, Argentina; December 3, 1952 – Buenos Aires, Argentina; December 12, 1996) was an Argentine poet, playwright and short fiction writer.
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Neuman, Andrés

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Andrés Neuman (born 1977) is a Spanish- Argentinian writer, poet, translator, columnist and blogger.
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Squirru, Rafael

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Rafael Squirru (born March 23, 1925), is an Argentine poet, lecturer, art critic and essayist.
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Ortiz, Juan Laurentino

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Juan Laurentino Ortiz (June 11, 1896 - September 2, 1978) was an Argentine poet, born in the town of Puerto Ruiz, Entre Ríos Province. He died in Paraná, capital of the same province, at the age of 82.
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Obligado, Rafael

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Rafael Obligado (January 27, 1851 - March 8, 1920) was an Argentine poet and playwright .
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Trejo, Mario

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Mario Trejo (13 January 1926 – 14 May 2012) was an Argentine poet, playwright, screenwriter, and journalist.
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Fondebrider, Jorge

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Jorge Fondebrider is an Argentinian writer and poet born in Buenos Aires in 1956. His published poetry books are Elegías (Buenos Aires, 1983), Imperio de la Luna (Buenos Aires, Libros de Tierra Firme, 1987), Standards (Buenos Aires, Libros de Tierra Firme, 1993) and Los últimos tres años (Buenos Aires, Libros de Tierra Firme, 2006). He also published La Buenos Aires ajena (Buenos Aires, Emecé, 2000), a history of the city told by foreigners that visited it since 1536 to 2000; Versiones de la Patagonia (Buenos Aires, Emecé, 2003), a history of that part of Argentina, told by confronting different versions of the same facts, Licantropía. Historias de hombres lobos de Occidente (Buenos Aires, Adriana Hidalgo, 2004), a history of werewolfism in the Western world through the ages until the present, and La París de los argentinos (Buenos Aires, Bajo la luna, 2010), a history of Argentinian emigration to France as well as a history of France told by Argentinian witnesses. He also translated many books of contemporary French poetry –Guillaume Apollinaire, Henri Deluy and Yves Di Manno, among others–, Poesía francesa contemporánea. 1940-1997, an anthology on that matter, and Irish author Claire Keegan (Antarctica, Walk the Blue Fields and Foster, the three of them on Buenos Aires publishing house Eterna Cadencia). Together with Gerardo Gambolini, he choose and translated Poesía irlandesa contemporánea, the first bilingual anthology of contemporary Irish poetry published in a Spanish speaking country; also, a book on the Ulster cycle, a collection of Irish traditional short stories, a book on Anglo-Scottish ballads and Peter Street & otros poemas, by the Irish poet Peter Sirr. In 2009 he co-founded with Julia Benseñor the Club de Traductores Literarios de Buenos Aires (http://clubdetraductoresliterariosdebaires.blogspot.com/ ).
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Carrera, Arturo

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Arturo Carrera is an Argentine poet born on 27 March 1948 in Coronel Pringles, Buenos Aires Province .
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Pedroni, José

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José Bartholomew Pedroni Fantino (September 21, 1899 - 4 February 1968) was an Argentine poet.
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