Spanish writer, who was born about 1592 in Seville and died in 1651. Poet and defence Gongora, he studied at Alcalá and Seville and later traveled to Italy as captain of the escort of the Duke of Alcala, Viceroy of Naples and Capua Governor. His poetry includes the rhymes. First part, 1624; Ariadna poem, 1624, and the crystals of Helicona, or second part of the rhymes, 1642. But the essentially important literary production are their works of don Luis de Góngora, commented (1629-1648).