José Gómez de la Cueva

Pseudonym: Johán Carballeira
Category: Journalist and poet
Birth Date: 13th February 1902 (†17th April 1937)
Birth Place: Vigo (Pontevedra)

He was considered to have introduced reports and interviews in the Galician Journalism, genres that did not exist at that moment. He carried out his journalistic activity in the newspapers Faro de Vigo and El Pueblo Gallego, although he also collaborated in the publications 'Galicia', 'Gaceta de Galicia' and 'Vida Gallega' (Vigo), the magazines 'Cristal' and 'Resol' (Pontevedra), 'Erte' (Ferrol), 'Estampa' and 'El Sol' (Madrid) and 'Correo de Galicia' and 'Céltiga' (both of them published in Argentina).

 Work & Activities

His poetic work, present in all the publications he worked in, was later compiled in a book titled Cartafol de poesía.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He was a member of the national board of directors of 'Partido Galleguista' and mayor in Bueu (Pontevedra).