Biography of Washington Benavides (1930-VVVV)

Poet and Uruguayan literary critic born in 1930 in Tacuarembó.

He was Professor of literature of the departmental Lyceum of his native city and collaborated in several magazines of Uruguay. His books of poems include Tata Vizcacha (1955), the poet (1959), poetry (1963), the dreams of reason (1967), poems of the blind (1968), Hokusai (1975), Fontefrida (1979), bats (1981) and Finisterre (1986). Has he/she been interested in the popular song and composed some of these songs, as are part of the exploits of Aparicio. In his book stories (1970), he/she left a sample of his literary work as a narrator.