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His paintings were sought after, particularly among tourists visiting the area. He was very talented, and continued drawing throughout his life, though it was never his main focus. Young Gustavo began his education at San Antonio Abad school, until he was admitted as a student la majorca de oro becquer San Telmo school ina nautical institution.

It was at that school that he met Narciso Campillo, with whom la majorca de oro becquer built a strong friendship. A year later, the school was closed by royal order. Gustavo and his siblings were then taken in by their uncle, Don Juan de Vargas, who cared for the children as if they were his own.

Gustavo and Valeriano became from this point very close friends, and they both influenced each other greatly throughout their lives. Luciano, another brother of the poet, also studied with them during this period. Studying the art of drawing did not distract Gustavo from his passion for poetry; furthermore, his la majorca de oro becquer Joaquin paid for his Latin classes, which brought him closer to his beloved Horaceone of his earliest influences.

Inat the age of seventeen, he moved to Madrid to follow his dream of making a name for himself as a poet. Along with his friends Narciso Campillo and Julio Nombela, both poets also, they had dreamed of moving to Madrid together and selling their poetry for good money, though reality proved to be quite different.

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Nombela was the first to leave for Madrid that year, alongside his family. The third friend, Campillo, did not leave Seville until some time later. The la majorca de oro becquer of fortune that had guided his steps towards the city were replaced by a reality of poverty and disillusionment.

The three began writing and trying to make themselves known as authors, without much luck.

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A year later, inhe moved to Toledo with his brother Valeriano, a lovely place in which he was able la majorca de oro becquer write his book: The poet died on the 22 December from tuberculosis, an illness known as "the romantic illness" because of how common it was during the romantic period in Spain.

His body was buried in Madrid, and afterwards was moved to Seville along with his brother's. Early career[ edit ] After several failed commercial attempts with his friends, the writer finally accepted a job as a writer for a la majorca de oro becquer newspaper.

This, however, did not last long, and soon Gustavo was out of a job again. It was then that, inValeriano arrived in Madrid, and Gustavo went to live with his brother.

They would never be apart after that. This collaboration continued until This love, however, was unrequited.

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The poet was not happy in the marriage, and took any chance he got to follow his brother Valeriano on his constant trips. Casta and Gustavo had three children: The third child was possibly fruit of the extramarital relations of Casta.


From this government job he was able to get his brother Valeriano a government pension as an art painter of "Spanish regional folk costumes la majorca de oro becquer traditions". During this period, the poet concentrated on finishing his compilations of poems Rimas Rhymes and Libro de los gorriones Book of the Sparrowsso he did not publish a great deal of his works.