GERARDO DIEGO Y LA MÚSICA
By Ana Benavides
Gerardo Diego, major figure of Spanish poetry of the twentieth century was influenced in his poetry for many extra-literary matters, but the music is the one that appears in his writings. Active character in the musical life of Madrid, was one of the pioneers in Spain in playing the complete piano by Manuel de Falla, premiering some of his works and in collaboration with Joaquín Rodrigo and Federico Sopena wrote Diez años de música en España. Friend of the most important musicians of the time, was inspiring and the recipient of many musical works. From his role as a musician was involved in radio and television, and as music critic and columnist his collaborations are around the 900 in El Imparcial, La libertad, La Tarde, Noticiero Universal, El Escorial, Y, Proel, ABC, etc.
This work seeks to recover the musical personality of the great poet music profile, musical essays, or musical romanticism in Gerardo Diego are some of the aspects included in this study, completed with appendices devoted to musical works dedicated to him, relationship all musical written thematically organized, photographs of the poet at the piano, etc.
Foreword: Jorge Urrutia
Published by: University of Cantabria.