Juan Liscano

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Juan Liscano
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Juan Liscano in 1994
Born Juan Liscano Velutini
(1915-07-07)7 July 1915
Caracas, Venezuela
Died 17 February 2001(2001-02-17) (aged 86)
Caracas, Venezuela
Nationality Venezuelan
Occupation poet, folklorist, writer, critic
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Juan Liscano Velutini (7 July 1915 - 17 February 2001) was a Venezuelan poet, folklorist, writer and critic. Director of Monte Ávila Editores, among his poetic work emphasizes: Nuevo mundo Orinoco (1959), Cármenes (1966) and Fundaciones (1981). Also wrote: Panorama de la literatura venezolana actual (1973) Espiritualidad y literatura: una relación tormentosa (1976), Los fuegos apagados (1990) and El origen sigue siendo (1991). In 1990 published a personal Anthology, a route for his poetic trajectory. He won the National Prize for Literature in 1951.

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