Tag Archives: Eduardo Pondal

Queixumes dos Pinos

Queixumes dos Pinos or Moans of Pins or The Pins refers to the national anthem of Galicia as a political entity.   It was written by Eduardo Pondal in 1907 and the music by Pascual Veiga.   The text of the … Continue reading

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Maria Rosalia Rita de Castro

Maria Rosalia Rita de Castro (1837 – 1885) was a great Galician poet and romanticist writer.  She began writing in the Galician language soon after the Seculos Escuros or Dark Centuries.  She was recognized as the prominent figure of the … Continue reading

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Manuel Forcadela

Manuel Santiago Alvarex Fernandez uses the pseudonym Manuel Forcadel, he was born on July 25, 1958 in Forcadela, Thyme.  He is also an award-winning Galician writer.  He completed a degree in Philology Galician-Portuguese in July of 1985.     He … Continue reading

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