Luis Palés Matos, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Luis Palés Matos

Puerto Rican writer

Date of Birth: 20-Mar-1898

Place of Birth: Guayama, Puerto Rico, United States

Date of Death: 23-Feb-1959

Profession: writer, poet

Nationality: United States, Mexico

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Luis Palés Matos

  • Luis Palés Matos (March 20, 1898 – February 23, 1959) was a Puerto Rican poet who is credited with creating the poetry genre known as Afro-Antillano.
  • He is also credited with writing the screenplay for the "Romance Tropical", the first Puerto Rican film with sound.

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