Prados, Emilio āmē´lyō prä´ᵺōs [key], 1899–1962, Spanish poet, b. Málaga. After 1939 he lived in Mexico, and his post–civil war lyrics decry the anguish, death, and injustice of that upheaval. A literary associate of Manuel Altoaguirre , he cofounded the journal Litoral. His poetry is marked by the musicality and grace of the Andalusian school. Among his works are Romancero general de la guerra España [ballads of the war of Spain] (1937), Jardín cerrado [closed garden] (1946), and La piedra escrita [written stone] (1961).
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