Gaston Baquero

Born in Banes, Cuba, in 1918, Gast?n Baquero was raised in rural poverty and trained as an agronomist before becoming a journalist. He was involved in all the most important Cuban literary journals of the mid-century, including Or?genes. He left Cuba immediately after the revolution of 1959, spending the rest of his life in Spain, where he died in 1997. Baquero published numerous essays and eight collections of poetry, and although officially nonexistent in Cuba for many years, his work was...See more