Salomón de la Selva

Salomón de la Selva, born on March 20, 1893, in León, Nicaragua, was a Nicaraguan poet who composed in both Spanish and English. He was the author of several titles, including Tropical Town and Other Poems (John Lane Company, 1918) and El soldado desconocido (Cultura, 1922). He was active throughout his life in numerous labor and political movements, to which much of his time was devoted. He died on February 5, 1959.