Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile


Puerto Rico

Significant Events

1953 Francisco Ayala
Founds the journal La Torre
1957 Pau Casals
Married cellist Marta Montañez in Puerto Rico
1958 Juan Ramón Jiménez
Dies in Puerto Rico. His remains are taken to Spain for burial.
5 Dec 1959 Julián Bautista
Appointed Head of the Theory and Composition Department of the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, yet to be inaugurated
10 Mar 1960 Julián Bautista
Appointed Interim Dean of Studies at the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory opened in January 1960 and directed by Pau Casals
1981 Pedro Salinas
Various performances of Salinas' plays in Spain and Puerto Rico, in commemoration of the centenary of the playwright's birth.
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  • Espina, Antonio Voltaire Puerto Rico: Universidad Piedras Blancas, 1953.
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