Antonio Machado married with Leonor Izquierdo in 1909 july). He was 34 years old and she was 15 years old. In December 1910 they lived in Paris for a year and on 14 of July, Leonor was sick. They came back to Soria where Leonor died in 1912 August).
Honoré de Balzac French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.
This is modernist American poet, Ezra Pound. He lived and traveled around Europe, as was popular with modernists. His poems are just beautiful, as was his face. (keep away from pictures of him when he is older) Young Ezra=best Ezra
"Happy Birthday to Pío Baroja. His works are available on Project Gutenberg [http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/b#a2669 ] in English and Spanish." Baroja was one of the great Spanish writers in the Generation of '98 . [Source may be this book excerpt (in Spanish) about Baroja's library: http://decasaalclub.blogspot.com/2012/02/la-biblioteca-de-pio-baroja.html ]