Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

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Birthday
13, 1910
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jan 27, 1999 (88)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1910
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jan 27, 1999 (88)

About

Spanish author and participant in the Generation of '36 literary movement. His award-winning works include El Señor llega, La Isla de los Jacintos Cortados, and La Saga/Fuga de J.B.

Before Fame

He published his debut novel, Javier Mariño, in 1943.

Trivia

He taught at the State University of New York at Albany during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Family Life

He was born to a Galician family in the city of Ferrol in northwestern Spain.

Associated With

He was a loyal supporter of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.

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