Margarita del Carmen Brannon Vega, known by his pseudonym Claudia Lars (Armenia, December 20, 1899 – San Salvador, July 22, 1974), was a Salvadoran poet. His work is considered a refined lyricism and domain of the metric
His parents were Irish Peter Patrick Brannon and Salvadoran Carmen Vega Zelayandía. During his childhood he was friend of Consuelo Suncín, future wife of Antoinede Saint Exupéry. He began his education at home and later studied at Santa Ana College La Asunción. In his teens, and thanks to general Juan José Cañas, he managed a booklet of poems of his authorship was published with the sad mirages name. Also, began a romantic relationship with Nicaraguan poet Salomón la Selva in 1919, but his parents broke the relación2 and sent the girl to the U.S. where shemet her first husband Leroy Beers. In this country he taught English at the Berlitz School of Brooklyn.
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Brannon returned to El Salvador alongside her husband in 1927, on having been appointed United States Consul, and later that year gave birth to his only son Leroy Beers Brannon. At the same time it departió with the intellectuals of the time, including La, Alberto warTrigueros, Serafín Quiteño and Alberto Masferrer. In 1933 he began using pseudonym Claudia Lars.3 released book stars in the well in 1934 and also participated in radio lyric programmes for children. Similarly, he collaborated on the page of the children of El Diario de Hoy. On the other hand, in this time is credited initiating an affection by writer Salarrué, which was not carried by familycommitments of this last. 3
At the beginning of the next decade, Claudia Lars ranked second in the Novembrina fair Floral Games in Guatemala, in 1941, thanks to his work sonnets of the Archangel. Some of his creations would be also published as the House of glass (Santiago Chile, 1942), Romances of North and South (1946), sonnets and city under my voice (1947), winner of the commemorative event of theIV centenary of the title of city of San Salvador. In these years, Lars, and cultural affairs officer of the Embassy of El Salvador, he left for Guatemala in 1948 where she met her second husband Carlos Samayoa Chinchilla, who divorced in 1967. However, of marriage, he endured a troubled life worked packing peaches in the United States, translating comic books for Walt Disney and collaboratingfor Salvadoran antifascist newspapers
Return to El Salvador, he worked in the Department Editorial of the Ministry of culture (current Directorate of publications and forms) where he directed the culture magazine. Publications from this era were: where are the steps (1953), birds (1955), Fable School of truth (1959) and the land of childhood memories
Other works were winning insubsequent years, such as on the Angel and man, second place of the national culture of 1962 and the fine competition dawn, first shared the JOCs florals of Altos Prize in 1965. Also, a compilation of his work was developed by Matilde Elena Lopez as the selected works. Before his death he obtained a doctorate Honoris cause of the Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas, was also awarded the orderJosé Matías Delgado.3
Posthumously would be disclosed last, printed poetry by Editorial Universitaria, and also David Escobar Galindo produced his best poems, edited by the publications address in 1976. In 1999, in commemoration of the centenary of his birth, the National Council for culture and art published two volumes of his complete poetry, compiled by Carmen González Huguet.
SchafikJorge Handal Handal
Schafik Jorge Handal Handal (born Usulután, El Salvador, October 14, 1930 – San Salvador, El Salvador, January 24, 2006) was a Salvadoran politician, son of Palestinian immigrants. A prominent leader of the Salvadorean left, alongside was a Guillermo Ungo Manuel Farabundo Martí.
Known as "Commander Simon" Handal was one of the five members of the General command which led a...