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Leonor Pérez Cabrera

Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1828 - La Habana, Cuba 1907
mother of of Cuban politician, writer, journalist, philosopher and poet José Martí
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1988

La Orotava /  Leonor Pérez Cabrera   La Orotava /  Leonor Pérez Cabrera

Description

Stone commemorative plaque with relief portrait.

La Orotava - Leonor Pérez Cabrera

Leonor Pérez has no relation with La Orotava, the plaque is a reminder of the relations between La Orotava and Sancti Spiritus, two island villages on Tenerife and Cuba, respectively, "united by a sea of blue crystal flowers," as the poet of water and Teide, the Cuban Dulce María Loynaz, adopted daughter of Puerto de la Cruz (her bust in that town) and winner of the Cervantes Prize in 1992, wrote.

Inscription(s)

homenaje a
doña Leonor Pérez
Cabrera

natural de tenerife
madre del héroe nacional
de Cuba José Martí

Asoc. de amistad
Canario Cubana J. Martí

Exmo. Ayuntamiento
de la
Villa de la Orotava
1988
Tribute to
Mrs. Leonor Pérez
Cabrera
native of Tenerife
mother of the national hero
of Cuba José Martí

Cuban-Canarian Friendship
Association J. Martí

Town Council
of the
Town of La Orotava
1988

Signature

Monogram AF

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 28°23'28" - W 16°31'34")

Item Code: esca539; Photograph: 31 January 2020
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