CELSO AMIEVA (1911-1988) speak of those twenty-three heroes that the nazis have today killed 22 February 1944 at Mont-Valerien twenty-two men of veintipocos years twenty-two young people successfully shot more a young man beheaded with axe Total twenty-three dead poets know that the woman was called Olga Bancic Celso Amieva. THE voice of a poet TESTIMONIAL Celso Amieva spent four years at the French concentration camps. Your experiences are collected on the pillow of sand, book of verses written in concentration camps. Another book in prose, poet in the sand – not published until 1964-, is the book of verses complement. And both are historical documents to learn about the life of the Spanish Republicans in the concentration camps. Verses of the Maquis, is also a testimony of the French resistance, in which Amieva participated until the end of the war. Not only tells us Amieva the epic of the Spanish guerrillas, but the story of all those who at that time were fighting for freedom on the ground French. The poet, journalist and screenwriter Celso Amieva (pseudonym of Jose Maria alvarez Posada, also called linen Serdal Elias Pombo, Fideal and Corsino Urriel) was born in the Cantabrian population of Puente San Miguel on March 19, 1911 and died in Moscow in 1988.
Son of Asturian family, his father exercised the profession of teacher in the town which saw the birth of the poet, although he always considered Asturian. He studied at the Escuela Normal de Oviedo and practiced the Magisterium in various Asturian populations. He was only fourteen when he published his first poems in El Eco de los Valles, daily bread, and the weeklies Llanes El Pueblo and the East of Asturias. Later he published his poems in Oviedo and Gijon in the Northwest Region newspapers, and in magazines world chart of Madrid and Bohemia of Havana.