Tomás Segovia (poet), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Tomás Segovia (poet)

Spanish poet

Date of Birth: 21-May-1927

Place of Birth: Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain

Date of Death: 07-Nov-2011

Profession: writer, teacher, translator

Nationality: Spain, Mexico

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Tomás Segovia (poet)

  • Tomás Segovia (Spanish pronunciation: [to'mas se'?oßja]; 21 May 1927 – 7 November 2011) was a Mexican author, translator and poet of Spanish origin.
  • He was born in Valencia, Spain, and studied in France and Morocco.
  • He went into exile to Mexico, where he taught at the Colegio de México and other universities.
  • Segovia founded the publication Presencia (1946), was director of La Revista Mexicana de Literatura (1958–1963), formed part of the magazine Plural, and collaborated in Vuelta.In honour of the poet, in August 2012, Conaculta (the Mexican Council for National Culture and Arts) announced the $100,000 Tomás Segovia Literary Translation Prize, to be awarded in alternating years for the best translation into Spanish or from Spanish.

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