Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile



Significant Events

1921 Alfonso Rodríguez Castelao
Granted a scholarship which allows him to travel to France, Belgium and Germany and study art. Writes a diary, later published as Diario 1921 in 1977.
1936 Gustavo Pittaluga
Joins Rodolfo Halffter in France for a recording of the Chants de guerre, a collection of Republican hymns they both would orchestrate
Sep 1936 Alejandro Casona
Leaves Spain after the start of the Civil War, escaping from Asturias. Returns via Barcelona shortly afterwards.
1939 (Juan de Lara) Alvaro Fernández Suárez
When Barcelona falls, Fernández flies to Orán and then on to France. Becomes a refugee in Montevideo after the outbreak of the Second World War.
1968 Agustín Gómez Arcos
He leaves England for France, where he settles.
1982 Rafael Alberti
Named Comendador de las Artes y las Letras de Francia.
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