Luisa Pérez de Zambrana

Luisa Pérez de Zambrana (25 August 1837, El Cobre – 25 March 1922, Havana) was a Cuban writer and translator. She was one of Cuba's greatest poets.

Luisa Pérez de Zambrana
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Died25 May 1922 Edit this on Wikidata
OccupationWriter Edit this on Wikidata


Luisa Pérez y Montes de Oca, was born near El Cobre, Cuba, in 1837. Her sister was the poet, Julia Pérez Montes de Oca. In 1858, Luisa married Dr. Ramon Zambrana, an eminent man of letters of Havana. She wrote a lot when young, and published a volume of poems in 1856. In addition to her poems she wrote Angelica and Estrella and other novels, and she also translated works from French and Italian.[1]

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  1. ^ Johnson 1920, p. 939.


  •   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain: Johnson, Willis Fletcher (1920). The History of Cuba (Public domain ed.). Library of Alexandria. ISBN 978-1-4655-1428-8.