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Rafael Alberti
Nationality: 
spanish
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1902
Birth Place: 
Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
Death Date: 
1999
Death Place: 
Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
Spanish poet of Italian and Irish ancestry. Trained originally as a painter. Member of the Generación del 1927 that included leading Spanish literary figures. Fled to Argentina after the Spanish Civil War, lived in Italy 1961-1977, returned to Spain 1977. Died in his native town in 1999.