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Federico García Lorca (1898–1936)

Federíco Garcia Lorca was born in the south of Spain (Andalusia) in 1898 and soon became the region's most famous artist. A poet, playwright, artist, musician and lecturer, he wrote groundbreaking plays such as 'Blood Wedding' and 'Yerma'. His support of the Spanish Republic in the 1930s led to his execution in 1936. See full bio »

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 2015 The Bride (play 'Bodas de sangre')
 2010 Dom Perlimpimpim com Belisa (TV Movie) (play)
 2009 Lorca's Night's (Video short)
 2009 Viaje a la luna (Video short) (earlier scenario)
 1998 Yerma (play)
 1998 Viaje a la luna (Short) (writer)
 1995 Función de noche (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- La zapatera prodigiosa (1995) ... (play)
 1994 Bernarda Albas Haus (TV Movie) (play "The House of Bernarda Alba")
 1994 La barraca. Lorca sobre los caminos de España (TV Movie documentary) (plays)
 1993 Blind Grace (Documentary short) (opening poem "Christmas on the Hudson" - as Frederico García Lorca)
 1991 Rukvamati's Mansion (play)
 1991 The House of Bernarda Alba (TV Movie) (play - as Federico Garcia Lorca)
 1987-1988 Lorca, muerte de un poeta (TV Series) (excerpts - 6 episodes)
- La muerte (1936) (1988) ... (excerpts)
- Una guerra civil (1935-1936) (1987) ... (excerpts)
- El llanto (1929-1935) (1987) ... (excerpts)
- El amor oscuro (1925-1928) (1987) ... (excerpts)
- La residencia (1918-1923) (1987) ... (excerpts)
 1987 The House of Bernarda Alba (play - as Federico Garcia Lorca)
 1987 Bernarda Alba háza (TV Movie)
 1986 Bodas de sangre (TV Movie) (play - as Federico Garcia Lorca)
 1986 Tarde de teatro (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- La zapatera prodigiosa (1986) ... (play)
 1986 Galeria oberta (TV Series) (poems - 1 episode)
- Amargo (1986) ... (poems)
  Homenaje a Lorca (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1985) (play - 1 episode, 1985)
 1984 Yerma (play)
 1984 Dona Rozita (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mariana Pineda (1983) ... (play)
 1982 La casa de Bernarda Alba (play)
 1982 Debi tskvdiadshi (TV Movie) (play "La Casa de Bernarda Alba")
 1981 Blood Wedding (play - as Federico Garcia Lorca)
 1980 Blood Wedding (play)
 1980 Yerma (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Dona Rosita oder Die Sprache der Blumen (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Yerma (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Kunhan ensin kuluu viisi vuotta (TV Movie) (play "Así que pasen cinco años")
 1976 Play for Today (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The House of Bernarda Alba (1976) ... (play)
 1974 Yerma (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 La casa de Bernarda Alba (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Zenés TV színház (TV Series) (play "Bodas de sangre" - 1 episode)
- Vérnász (1974) ... (play "Bodas de sangre")
 1973 Camera Three (TV Series) (poems - 1 episode)
- Ancient Voices of Children (1973) ... (poems)
 1970 Frøken Rosita - Blomsternes sprog (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Gran teatro universal (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Zorongo (Recordando a García Lorca) (Short) (verses)
 1969 Frøken Rosita (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Veren häät (TV Movie) (play "Bodas de sangre")
 1968 A csodálatos vargáné (TV Movie)
 1967 Don Christobal og Rosita (TV Short) (play)
 1966 Don Perlimplins kærlighed til Belisa (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Yerma (TV Movie)
 1966 Don Perlimplinin ja Belisan puutarharakkaus (TV Movie) (play "Amor de Don Perlimpín con Belisa en su jardín")
 1965 Doña Rosita, la soltera (Short) (play)
 1965 Yerma (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Mariana Pineda (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Blodsbröllop (TV Movie)
 1965 Teatro del sábado (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bodas de sangre (1965)
 1964 Bernardas hus (TV Movie) (play "La Casa de Bernarda Alba")
 1963 La cogida y la muerte (Documentary short) (poem "Llanto por la muerte...")
 1963 Teatro Trece (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Yerma (1963)
 1963 Het huis van Bernarda Alba (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Bodas de Sangue (1963) ... (play)
 1963 Nozze di sangue (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Mariana Pineda (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Yerma (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Thamar en Amnon (Documentary) (poem "Thamar y Amnón")
 1962 Mariana Pineda (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Bluthochzeit (TV Movie) (story)
 1961 Jerma (TV Movie)
 1960 Fröken Rosita (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The House of Bernarda Alba (1960) ... (play)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The House of Bernarda Alba (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Treurzang voor Ignacio Sanchez Mejias (TV Movie) (poem)
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Blood Wedding (1959) ... (play)
 1959 Het huis van Bernarda Alba (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (play "La Casa de Bernarda Alba" - 1 episode)
- The House of Bernarda Alba (1958) ... (play "La Casa de Bernarda Alba")
 1957 Bernarda Albas Haus (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 A Sapateira Prodigiosa (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Eto nachinalos tak... (as S. Garbuzov)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Yerma (1956) ... (play)
 1954 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- La Casa de Bernarda Alba (1954) ... (play)
 1938 Blood Wedding (play)
 1937 A Federico García Lorca (Short) (poems "La casada infiel" and "Prendimiento de Antoñito el Camborio")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Yerman," was performed at the Arcola Theatre in London, England with Kathryn Hunter in the cast. Helena Kaut-Howson was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Alternate Names:

Federico Carcia | S. Garbuzov | Federico Garcia Lorca | Frederico García Lorca


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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The highly lyrical nature of his poetry has inspired many musical tributes in particular. He is eulogized in the Clash song "Spanish Bombs" (from the album "London Calling") and the Pogues song "Lorca's Novena" (from "Hell's Ditch). Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen translated one of García Lorca's poems as "Take This Waltz" (from "I'm Your Man") and also named his second child, a daughter ... See more »

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