Eduardo Lizalde, one of today’s most distinguished Mexican poets and essayists, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, according to Mexico City’s Ministry of Culture.
“”El Tigre” is no longer in the home. The Mexican poet who reminded us that “love was a delicate anger that could not be expressed in words.” Today, we are unable to grieve his death since Eduardo Lizalde has left us a vast legacy in Mexican writings “stated the institution through Twitter
They also released an image of the author next to a black crespon and a paragraph describing him as “an amazing translator, an adorable scholar, an alternative politician, emeritus inventor of the National System of Art Creators and the Mexican Academy of Language.”
“We share the loss of his wife Hilda, his children, coworkers, and friends. Peace be with you, “The passage concludes.
The poet, who was awarded the Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language in 2017, died of unexplained circumstances at the moment.
Lizalde (Mexico City, 1929) was later hailed as “the most important living poet in Mexico and one of the most prominent in the Spanish language” by the Secretary of Culture, Mara Cristina Garca Cepeda.
The author studied philosophy at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), as well as music at the National Institute of Fine Arts’ Higher School of Music (INBA).