Juan Gelman

Juan Gelman bio

Birth Name: Juan Gelman

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Argentina

Date Of Birth: May 3, 1930

Date Of Death: January 14, 2014

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Juan Gelman was born on the 3rd of May, 1930. He was known for being a Poet. Argentine poet and 2007 recipient of the prestigious Cervantes Prize in Spanish literature. His numerous literary works include Mundar (poems), Escritos urgentes (prose), and Conversaciones con Juan Gelman (literary criticism).

Juan Gelman was born in Argentina. He grew up in Buenos Aires as one of three sons born to Ukrainian revolutionary Jose Gelman. He worked for the United Nations as a translator.

Juan Gelman was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Juan Gelman was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Juan Gelman is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Juan Gelman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Juan Gelman’s parents.

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Like many famous people and celebrities, Juan Gelman kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Juan Gelman was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: Juan Gelman
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Juan Gelman was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Juan Gelman was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Juan Gelman had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Juan Gelman’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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