Vicente Aleixandre

Vicente Aleixandre, born April 26, 1898, was a Spanish poet who authored several collections, including A Longing for the Light: Selected Poems of Vicente Aleixandre (Copper Canyon Press, 2007). A member of Spain’s Generación del 27, he received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. He passed away in Madrid on December 14, 1984.