Tuesday 27 May 2008


He was born in Vallehermoso-La Gomera in 1905. Soon, his parents transferred to Tenerife. In La Laguna, he studies teaching profession. His first book “Líquenes” appeared in 1928. García Cabrera was the foundator of “Gaceta de Arte”, two canary vanguards magazines and the other texts “Los senos de tinta”(1934).

He worked in PSOE. After, military coup García Cabrera was caught, imprisoned and deported to África until 1945. Later, he came back to Santa Cruz. His poetic work grows up and he published again from fifties. In his last books, his poetry has a social and solidarity character.

He died in Santa Lucía of Tenerife in 1981.

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