Xosé María Díaz Castro

Xosé María Díaz Castro ( born February 19, 1914 in Guitiriz, Lugo Province, Galicia, † October 2, 1990 in Lugo ) was a Galician poet and translator.


2014 is dedicated to him the day of Galician literature.


He has his first verses written at the age of 17 years in Spanish, which were published in the journal Lluvia de rosas. Later he wrote in Galician on the Spanish Civil War. In book form, there are of him but only one work:

  • Nimbos (1961, Editorial Galaxia ) ISBN 978-84-7154-075-1


He spoke about twelve languages ​​and translated various works, such as the works of the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke.