Huerta de San Vicente – A piece of Federico Garcia Lorca’s life in Granada

The house is located in Granada’s Park Federico García Lorca, which was inaugurated in 1995. Better known as Huerta de San Vicente, was the García Lorca family’s historical summer home, from 1926 to 1936.

The estate is from the second half of the 19th century, and used to be called “Huerta de los Mudos”. The father of Federico García Lorca, changed the name as a tribute to her wife, Vicenta Lorca Romarin, into “Huerta de Vicente”.

In 1985 the house, became property of City Hall of Granada

The famous Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director, wrote there some of his most famous masterpieces, among them Así que pasen cinco años (1931), Bodas de sangre (1932), Yerma (1934) and Diván del Tamarit (1931-1936).

Federico García Lorca lived in the Huerta de San Vicente during the days just before his arrest and assassination in August 1936, at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.

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