Gar·cí·a Lor·ca (gär-sēə lôrkä, gär-thēä), Federico 1898-1936.
Spanish modernist writer noted both for his poetry, collected in volumes such as Lament for the Death of a Bullfighter and Other Poems (1937) and Poet in New York (1940), and for his folk dramas, including Blood Wedding (1932) and The House of Bernarda Alba (1936). He was executed by Fascist soldiers at the start of the Spanish Civil War.
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