Matamoros, Mercedes (1851–1906)

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Matamoros, Mercedes (1851–1906)

Cuban poet. Name variations: Mercedes Matamoros y del Valle; (pseudonym) Ofelia. Born 1851 in Cuba; died 1906.

Published essays, poetry, and translations of poetry of Victor Hugo, Lord Byron, and others into Spanish; wrote Poesías completas (1892), Armonías cubanas (1897) and Sonetos (1902).

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