Famous Poets from Argentina

List of notable or famous poets from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Argentina and even some popular poets who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from Argentina is included when available.

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  • Adolfo Bioy Casares (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðolfo ˈβjoi kaˈsaɾes]; September 15, 1914 – March 8, 1999) was an Argentine fiction writer, journalist, and translator. He was a friend and frequent collaborator with his fellow countryman Jorge Luis Borges, and is the author of the fantastic fiction novel The Invention of Morel.
    • Age: Dec. at 84 (1914-1999)
    • Birthplace: Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Alfonsina Storni
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    Alfonsina Storni (29 May 1892 – 25 October 1938) was an Argentine poet of the modernist period.
    • Age: Dec. at 46 (1892-1938)
    • Birthplace: Sala Capriasca, Switzerland
  • Aníbal Cristobo (born September 1, 1971, Lanús, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine writer. Published poems and poetry books, as well as collaborations as editor.
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Carlos Alvarado-Larroucau
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    Carlos Alvarado-Larroucau is an Argentine-born French author, born in Argentina in 1964.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
  • Conrado Nalé Roxlo (February 15, 1898 – July 2, 1971) was an Argentine writer, journalist and humorist, who was born and died in Buenos Aires. He was an author of poetry, plays, film scripts and pastiches in prose, and also the director of two humor magazines: Don Goyo and Esculapión. In 1945 he won the National Prize of Theatre for his play El cuervo del arca (The Ark's Raven) and in 1955 he was awarded with the National Prize of Literature for his short story collection Las puertas del purgatorio (The Purgatory Gates). He also wrote children's literature and the biographies, along with Mabel Mármol, of Alfonsina Storni and Amado Villar.
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1897-1971)
    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Héctor Canziani was an Argentine poet, screenwriter and film director who worked in Argentine cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. Although his work was most abundant in screenwriting and poetry after his brief film career, he is best known for his directorship and production of the 1950 tango dancing film Al Compás de tu Mentira based on a play by Oscar Wilde.