Biography of Manuel Leiras Pulpeiro (1854-1912)

Spanish writer born in 1854 in Mondoñedo (Galicia) and died in 1912. A poet who, with her Cantares gallegos, alluded to the rustic life of Galician farmers, with whom he lived when he worked as a country doctor. His style lacks originality and its vocabulary is conventional, but reading forwards an authentically traditional rhythms of Galician poetry and life of Mondoñedo. The best of his poems is Non or sei.