Federico García Lorca “Romance de la Luna, Luna” Poem animation

Heres a virtual movie of Federico Garcia Lorca(1898 – 1936) Reading his exquisite poem “Romance de la Luna, Luna” first published in “Impresiones y paisajes” – “Impressions and Landscapes”, 1918 Federico García Lorca is possibly the most important Spanish poet and dramatist of the twentieth century.He was born June 5, 1899(?), in Fuente Vaqueros, a small town a few miles from Granada. His father owned a farm in the fertile vega surrounding Granada and a comfortable mansion in the heart of the city. His mother, whom Lorca idolized, was a gifted pianist. After graduating from secondary school García Lorca attended Sacred Heart University where he took up law along with regular coursework. His first book, Impresiones y Viajes (1919) was inspired by a trip to Castile with his art class in 1917. In 1936, García Lorca was staying at Callejones de García, his country home, at the outbreak of the Civil War. Toward the end of July, he was arrested by Franquist soldiers. After a few days in jail, soldiers took García Lorca to “visit” his brother-in-law, Manuel Fernandez Montesinos, the Socialist ex-mayor of Granada whom the soldiers had murdered and dragged through the streets. When they arrived at the cemetery, the soldiers forced García Lorca from the car. They struck him with the butts of their rifles and riddled his body with bullets. His books were burned in Granada’s Plaza del Carmen and were soon banned from Franco’s Spain. To this day, no one knows where the body of
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10 pensamientos en “Federico García Lorca “Romance de la Luna, Luna” Poem animation

  1. ylahumanidad

    @TheGhostrome el poeta por excelencia ANDALUZ

    Que no nació en Burgos, sino en Andalucía

  2. TheAeolianHarp

    Thanks for sharing such a variety of poetry and in a variety of languages. It’s always great to hear García Lorca poems.

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