April 15th, marks the 74th anniversary of César Vallejo’s death. While the early days in Trujillo & Lima resulted in some of his best and most well-known works, the final months of his life stand out as one of the, if not the, most intense periods of literary production in the Peruvian’s life. To commemorate and revive Vallejo memories as “the greatest of the great South American poets” – LATIN POETS UK will join Latinos in London presenter on a special radio show tribute hosted by Peruvian poet Juan Calle (Max Bruno) the creator of 1st Cesar Vallejo International Poetry Competition back in 2005 & Chilean poet Alfredo Cordal ,two of the most recognized artists living in London who keep the latin poetry and culture alive. Don’t miss 6-7 pm Monday 16 April. To listen click HERE
Thomas Merton called him “the greatest universal poet since Dante”. The late British poet, critic and biographer Martin Seymour-Smith, a leading authority on world literature, called Vallejo “…the greatest twentieth-century poet in any language.”
Below the image by Google celebrating César Vallejo 120 Anniversary.
ALFREDO CORDAL (CHILE)
JUAN CALLE- PERU (MAX BRUNO)