Biography of Ignacio Sánchez Mejías (1891-1934)

He was born in Seville, was most famous Bullfighter in his time (died in Manzanares, Ciudad Real, of a fuck), friend of intellectuals and poets, which include members of the so-called generation of 27. Federico García Lorca dedicated Elegy entitled crying by Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, intense pathos and excited feeling. He wrote the plays unreason, Zaya and neither more nor less.

Federico García Lorca. Crying by Ignacio Sánchez Mejías.


GARCÍA RAMOS, a. and NARBONNE, f.: eds., Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, Madrid, 1988.