León de Greiff, Date of Birth, Date of Death


León de Greiff

Colombian poet

Date of Birth: 22-Jul-1895

Date of Death: 11-Jul-1976

Profession: poet, diplomat, journalist, musicologist

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About León de Greiff

  • Francisco de Asís León Bogislao de Greiff Haeusler (July 22, 1895 – July 11, 1976), was a Colombian poet known for his stylistic innovations and deliberately eclectic use of obscure lexicon.
  • Best known simply as León de Greiff, he often used different pen names.
  • The most popular were Leo le Gris and Gaspar Von Der Natch.
  • De Greiff was one of the founders of Los Panidas, a literary and artistic group established in 1915 in the city of Medellín.

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