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José María Heredia

 
 
José María Heredia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 5, 2018
1. José María Heredia Marker
Inscription.  

El primer poeta de América es Heredia. (…) Él es volcánico como sus entrañas y sereno como sus alturas.
José Martí

En conmemoración del aniversario 210 de José María Heredia.
Ciudad de México, Cuauhtémoc, Distrito Federal.
Julio 22 de 2013
Alejandro Fernández Ramírez
Jefe Delegacional en Cuauhtémoc


English translation:
The first poet of the Americas is Heredia. (…) He is volcanic like her depths and as serene as her heights.
José Martí

In commemoration of the 210th anniversary of José María Heredia.
Mexico City, Cuauhtémoc, Federal District.
July 22, 2013
Alejandro Fernández Ramírez
Chief of the Cuauhtémoc Delegation

 
Erected 2013 by Delegación de Cuauhtémoc.
 
Location. 19° 26.225′ N, 99° 8.155′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on República de Cuba just west of República de Chile, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker
José María Heredia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 5, 2018
2. José María Heredia Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the tree trunk in this view. The marker does not indicate the relationship between José María Heredia and this building, however it is possible that he lived here during his exile from Spain.
is at or near this postal address: República de Cuba 73, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera (within shouting distance of this marker); Convent of the Carmelitas (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Gerónimo de Medina (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Xuárez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Session of the Mexican Academy of Language (about 90 meters away); House of the Counts of Heras y Soto (about 120 meters away); The Marquis of San Miguel de Aguayo (about 120 meters away); The House of Covadonga (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding José María Heredia. José María Heredia y Heredia, also known as José María Heredia y Campuzano (December 31, 1803 – May 7, 1839) was a Cuban-born poet considered to be the first romantic poet of the Americas and the initiator of Latin American romanticism. He is known as "El Cantor del Niagara" and regarded as one of the most important poets in the Spanish language. He has also been named National Poet of Cuba. Adapted from Wikipedia

The marker celebrates the poet's 210th anniversary of his birth.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This additional marker is on Heredia's famous poem 'Niagara' at Niagara Falls
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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