Diwaldo Salom, also know as Diwaldo Salom y Andraca, was born in Matanzas, Cuba, on February 3, 1880. Salom studied as a lawyer, and in 1908, he became a chancellor of the Cuban legation in Italy and he a member of council in Palma, Spain.
Salom was published in anthologies such as Cuban Harps (1904), where he established himself as a part of the Cuban avant-garde movement; Cuban Parnassus (Barcelona, 1920); and Lyrical Poetry in Cuba (1928); as well as in magazines such as Letras, El Fígaro, Cuba y América, Azul y Rojo, Bohemia, El Eco de Galicia, Aurora, among others. He was also known for his devotional poetry.
Salom died in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on February 10, 1928.