Washington Benavides (March 3, 1930 – September 24, 2017) was a Uruguayan poet and musician. He was born in Tacuarembó, Uruguay. During the 1950s he collaborated on the review Asir. In 1955 he published his first book, Tata Vizcacha. enavides taught literature at the secondary level. He later joined the Faculty of Humanities and Educational Sciences in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Letters of the University of the Republic, Uruguay.
- Murió el poeta Washington Benavides (in Spanish)
- Media related to Washington Benavides at Wikimedia Commons
- Songs and milongas by Washington Benavides (in Spanish)
- El frasco azul y otros frascos. Ediciones Abrelabios (in Spanish)