Biography and History

Carlos Franqui is a Cuban revolutionary leader, journalist, poet, and essayist.

Source: From the finding aid for C0644

  • Carlos Franqui Collection. 1952-1981 (inclusive), 1957-1962 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0644

    The Carlos Franqui Collection contains works and correspondence of Cuban journalist, poet, and essayist Carlos Franqui, who moved to Europe in 1968 after becoming dissatisfied with Castro's Cuban regime. Included are manuscripts for Diario de la Revolucion Cubana (1976), Cuba, Libro de los Doce (1977), and Retrato de Familia con Fidel (1981) concerning the Cuban revolution of 1959 and Franqui's association with Fidel Castro.