VEGA DE LA VENTURA
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An Argentine poet; born in Buenos Ayres, July 14, 1807; died in Madrid, Spain, in 1865. After political imprisonment he held places in the Spanish government; was secretary to Queen Maria Christina, and in 1856 was appointed director of the Royal Conservatory. He wrote: "The Song of Songs" (Madrid, 1826); "An Epithalamic Cantata" (1827); "Agitation", an ode (1834); "The 18th of June" (1837); "The Defense of Seville", an ode (1838); "The Man of the World", a comedy (1840); and the tragedies "The Death of Caesar" (1842); "Don Fernando de Antequera" (1845). He is considered one of the best modern Spanish poets.
By Charles Dudley Warner