Son of Spanish parents, Francisco Tario, pseudonym of Francisco Peláez Vega, born in Mexico City in 1911 and died in Madrid in 1977. In his youth he was goalkeeper Club Asturias and pianist; in the forties and fifties, his social and literary activity with his beautiful wife, Carmen, is frenetic, but despite being a friend of Octavio Paz, is not part of any Mexican literary movement or belong to a group of writers. Owns three cinemas in Acapulco isolated and writes the literary world. Night and first published below. Three years later, the door in the wall and unclassifiable work, unique in American literature aphorisms entitled Equinox (Mario Gonzalez Suarez defined as "a handbook of wickedness very necessary for our mental health").
In the early fifties, Tario begins his second season with the publication of daily Short of a lost love (1951), Acapulco in the dream (1951), with photos of Lola Alvarez Bravo, and Tapioca Inn: mansion for ghosts (1952 ). In the sixties, to leave Mexico and take up residence in Madrid, gives way to his last literary stage, full of melancholy after the death of his wife, culminating in a more violet (1968). When he died, he left Tario strange plays titled The murdered horse and a posthumous novel, Secret Garden.