Are you looking for a name for your baby? If you are expecting a boy, we want to share with you this list of names for boys that we have made in tribute to some men who have excelled in the arts.
We share 37 names of writers and artists for children , among which poets, composers, painters, filmmakers, sculptors and dancers also stand out.
Agustín, by Agustín Lara
Agustín Lara , Mexican composer. Probably the best-known Mexican composer in the world, he composed seven hundred pieces: from boleros and ballads, to tangos, melodies and an operetta.
Alejandro, by Alejandro Amenábar
Alejandro Amenábar , Chilean-Spanish film director, screenwriter and composer. He has won nine Goya awards and an Oscar. In addition to writing the scripts for his films, he has composed most of their soundtracks.
Alfonso, by Alfonso Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón , director, scriptwriter and producer of Mexican cinema. He is considered one of the most promising Mexican filmmakers of his generation, along with Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Angel, by Angel Corella
Ángel Corella , Spanish dancer. He is the principal artist of the American Ballet Theater, in New York, and has won multiple awards, including the Grand Prize and a gold medal at the International Dance Competition in Paris.
Antonio, by Antonio Canova
Antonio Canova , Italian sculptor. His work full of perfection and elegance was inspired by the art of Ancient Greece. He was considered the best European sculptor since Bernini. His most famous sculptures are The Three Graces and Psyche revived by the kiss of love .
Augustus, by Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin , French sculptor. He is considered the father of modern sculpture, his innovation broke with the classical canons of the 19th century. His most famous work is The Thinker .
Carlos, by Carlos Fuentes
Carlos Fuentes , Mexican writer, intellectual and diplomat. Winner of the Cervantes and Prince of Asturias Award for Letters, as well as honorary degrees from several universities such as Harvard, Cambridge and UNAM. He is one of the most prominent Hispanic American authors.
Claudio, by Claude Monet
Claude Monet , French painter. He was one of the creators of Impressionism, whose name derives from the title of his work Impression, rising sun.
Darío, by Rubén Darío
Rubén Darío , Nicaraguan poet, journalist and diplomat. He is considered the highest representative of literary modernism in the Spanish language and is one of the poet who has had the greatest and most lasting influence on twentieth-century poetry.
David Alfaro Siqueiros , painter and Mexican military. He is considered one of the three great exponents of Mexican muralism along with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco.
Diego, by Diego Velázquez
Diego Velázquez , Spanish painter. He is considered one of the greatest exponents of Spanish painting and a master of universal painting.
Edgar, by Edgar Degas
Edgar Degas , French painter and sculptor. In his famous paintings of dancers, he managed to capture movement and feelings of life.
Eric, by Erick Hawkins
Erick Hawkins , American dancer and choreographer. One of the famous dancers of modern dance who continues to have the most influence on modern dance today. He was the first man to dance with the company of the famous modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham.
Esteban, by Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg , director, screenwriter and producer of American cinema, is one of the most recognized and popular directors in the world.
Federico, by Federico García Lorca and Federico Fellini
Federico García Lorca , Spanish poet, playwright and prose writer. He was the most influential and popular poet in 20th century Spanish literature and is currently the most widely read Spanish poet of all time.
Federico Fellini , Italian filmmaker. He is one of the main protagonists in the history of world cinema. He was the winner of five Oscars: four for best foreign film and one honorary for his career.
Francisco, by Francisco de Quevedo
Francisco de Quevedo , Spanish writer. Remembered for his impeccable use of the language, he is one of the key figures in Spanish literature.
Gabriel, by Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel García Márquez , Colombian writer, screenwriter, editor and journalist. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” is considered part of the great Hispanic classics of all time.
Gustavo, by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer , Spanish poet and storyteller. He was one of the last representatives of Romanticism in the 19th century.
Isaac, by Isaac Albéniz and Isaac Hernández
Isaac Albéniz , Spanish composer and pianist. He was one of the most important Spanish composers of the 19th century and defined Spanish romanticism in musical matters, influencing later composers.
Isaac Hernández , Mexican dancer. He is the first and only Mexican dancer to obtain the most important award in dance: the Benois de la Danza Prize (Prix Benois de la Danse) awarded by the Moscow International Dance Association to the best dancer in the world.
Jaime, by Jaime Sabines
Jaime Sabines , Mexican poet and politician. He is considered one of the great Mexican poets of the 20th century.
José, by Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi , Italian composer. He was the most notable and influential Italian opera composer.
Julio, by Julio Cortázar and Julio Verne
Julio Cortázar , Argentine writer. Considered one of the best in the world, he was one of the most prominent in short stories, poetic prose, and magical realism.
Jules Verne , French writer, poet and playwright. Famous for his adventure novels and for his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction, of which he is considered one of his fathers.
Leonardo, by Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci , Italian painter, writer, philosopher, sculptor, artist and poet. He was a complete artist who combined art and science and is considered one of the greatest geniuses in the history of painting.
Lorenzo, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gian Lorenzo Bernini , Italian sculptor. He was a key figure in the creation of the Baroque style. His sculptures stand out for the use of lights and shadows, as well as the intense expressiveness of the emotions shown by his characters. Of his work, the Ecstasy of Santa Teresa and Apolo y Dafne stand out .
Manuel, by Manuel de Falla
Manuel de Falla , Spanish composer. He is considered the most transcendent musical figure of the entire Spanish twentieth century and achieved international renown.
Mario, by Mario Vargas Llosa and Mario Benedetti
Mario Vargas Llosa , Peruvian writer. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and the National Novel Prize of Peru.
Mario Benedetti , Uruguayan writer, poet and playwright. He is one of the most widely read and loved poets thanks to his work, which used simple and direct language.
Martín, by Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese , American director, screenwriter, actor and producer. He is considered one of the most influential directors of his generation and has been the winner of an Oscar, three Golden Globes, two BAFTAs and a Primetime Emmy.
Miguel, by Miguel de Cervantes and Mijaíl Barýshnikov
Miguel de Cervantes , Spanish writer. He is considered the most important author in the Spanish language, as his work marked a before and after in novels. Don Quixote de la Mancha, of his authorship, is the best-selling book in history, after the Bible.
Mikhail Barýshnikov , Latvian dancer and choreographer. Famous for his impeccable performances, he is recognized as the most perfect dancer in the world.
Michelangelo, by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo Buonarroti , Florentine sculptor, painter and architect. Possibly the most famous sculptor in the world, his works include El David and La Piedad .
Octavio, by Octavio Paz
Octavio Paz , Mexican poet, essayist and diplomat. He was a Nobel Prize in Literature and is considered one of the most influential writers of the 20th century and one of the great Hispanic poets of all time.
Oscar, by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde , Irish writer, playwright and novelist. In his work he emphasized beauty and art and is considered one of the most prominent playwrights of late Victorian London.
Pablo, by Pablo Neruda and Pablo Picasso
Pablo Neruda , Chilean poet. Awarded the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature and awarded the Doctorate Honoris Causa by the University of Oxford. He is considered the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language.
Pablo Picasso , Spanish painter and sculptor. Considered the creator of cubism along with Georges Braque, he influenced all facets of 20th century art.
Pedro, by Pedro Almodóvar and Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky
Pedro Almodóvar , Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. It is the one that has achieved the greatest acclaim and resonance outside of Spain in recent decades. He has received two Oscars and several Goya Awards. In 2017 he was the president of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky , Russian composer. He is the author of various works of classical music, many of them are among the most famous in this genre, such as Swan Lake , The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty .
Roberto, by Roberto Bolaño
Roberto Bolaño , Chilean writer and poet. Five of his works have been named among the 100 best 100 books in the Spanish language of the last 25 years and he is considered one of the most influential in the Spanish language.
Rodolfo, by Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureyev , Russian dancer. He is considered by many critics as one of the best dancers of the 20th century. He was one of only two Russian dancers to direct the Paris Opera Ballet.
Salvador, by Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí , Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, set designer and writer. He is considered one of the maximum representatives of surrealism.
Victor, by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo , French poet and writer. Author of Les Miserables, he is considered one of the most important in the French language.