Machado, Antonio

Antonio Machado

Antonio Machado

Read selected poems from Antonio Machado

Born on 26 July 1875 in Seville, Antonio Machado was a Spanish poet and a leading figure of the Spanish literary movement ‘Generation of ’98’.

“Machado received a doctoral degree in literature in Madrid, attended the Sorbonne, and became a secondary school French teacher. He rejected the modernism of his contemporaries and adopted what he called “eternal poetry,” which was informed more by intuition than by intellect” – britannica.com

Machado died on February 22, 1939, in Collioure, France.

Read selected poems from Antonio Machado

 

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