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Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836–1870)

Bécquer, Gustavo Adolfo (bek’kr). A Spanish poet and novelist; born in Seville, Feb. 17, 1836; died in Madrid, Dec. 22, 1870. His lyrics, chiefly elegiac, show much feeling, and his tales and legends are among the best creations of modern Spanish prose. His works were published in 1873.