Person - Gómez de la Serna, Ramón (1888-1963)

Gómez de la Serna, Ramón (1888-1963)




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Gómez de la Serna, Ramón (1888-1963)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Madrid (España)  1888-07-03 - Buenos Aires (Argentina)  1963-01-13


Ramón Gómez de la Serna was a Spanish writer and journalist of the Spanish avant-garde.

He is known as the inventor of the "Greguerías", comical metaphors or original and humorous puns. He is related to the 14th Generation or Noucentisme. At the beginning of his career, he founded the "Prometeo" magazine and was the pioneer of the chats at Café de Pombo. He fall in love with writer Carmen de Burgos, better known as Colombine, who he had a relationship with. Years later, he fall in love with Colombine's daughter. He went to Paris and stayed there for some time. He later moved to Buenos Aires, where he was welcome and met Luisa Sofovich, better known as "Luisita", with who he went to Spain until they came back again to Buenos Aires. In 1936, when the Spanish Civil War started and an unstable situation was present in Spain, his friends and partners split up in different sides and Gómez de la Serna voluntarily exiled to Buenos Aires with Luisita, who felt homesick. During his exile, he was in correspondence with Ortega y Gasset and Gregorio Marañón, and focused on writing. He went to Madrid, but only in special occasions and for short periods of time. He died the 12th January 1963 in Buenos Aires, and was buried in the Pantheon of Illustrious Men in Madrid at the side of Larra, who he really admired.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1888-07-03

Lugar de Defunción:

Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1963-01-13






Related Authorities

Abril García, Manuel (1884-1943)

Associative relations :

Alberti, Rafael (1902-1999)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Ateneo de Madrid (España)  ( Es miembro de )

Azorín (1873-1967)

Bacarisse, Mauricio (1895-1931)

Bacarisse, Salvador (1898-1963)  ( Colabora con )

Bagaría, Luis (1882-1940)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Bartolozzi, Salvador (1882-1950)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Benavente, Jacinto (1866-1954)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Borrás, Tomás (1891-1976)

Bueno Bengoechea, Manuel (1874-1936)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Buñuel, Luis (1900-1983)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Burgos, Carmen de (1867-1932)

Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Delaunay, Robert (1885-1941)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Delaunay, Sonia (1885-1979)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

El Día (diario, Madrid, España. 1916-1920)  ( Es miembro de; Es colaborador de )

García Lorca, Federico (1898-1936)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

González Blanco, Pedro (1879-1961)

Instituto Jorge Manrique (Palencia, España)  ( Es miembro de )

Jardiel Poncela, Enrique (1901-1952)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

La Tribuna (periódico, Madrid, España)  ( Es empleado en/trabaja en )

López Rubio, José (1903-1996)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Marañón, Gregorio (1887-1960)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Marichalar Rodríguez, Antonio (1893-1973)

Niño de Talavera (1905-1968)  ( Colabora con )

Ortega y Gasset, José (1883-1955)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Pomès, Mathilde (1886-1977)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

Ruiz-Castillo Basala, José (1909-1991)

Urgoiti, Nicolás María de (1869-1951)

Family relationships :

Coronado, Carolina (1820-1911)  - Collateral (Es sobrino/a de)

Gómez de la Serna, Julio (1895-1983)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Gómez de la Serna Puig, José (1889-1953)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Gómez de la Serna Laguna, Javier (1862-1922)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

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