Lira, Rodrigo

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Lira, Rodrigo Gender: M
born on 26 December 1949 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Santiago, Chile, 33s27, 70w40
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°33' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°43 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 18°41'


Chilean poet. His texts are ful of irony, experimentation with language, intertextuality, criticism, and particularly black humor.

Lira suffered from bipolar disorder.

He committed suicide on 26 December 1981 age of thirty-two years. His illness, his work and his harrowing suicide helped forge the image of an eccentric poet, damn it earned a place among the mythical figures of the Chilean became a cult writer.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes the biography in:


  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet