Ian Gibson

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Birthday
21, 1939
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish biographer and Hispanic studies scholar. He won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his 1989 biography of author Federico Garcia Lorca.

Before Fame

After graduating from Trinity College, Dublin, he taught Spanish literature at several English and Irish universities.

Trivia

He published his debut Spanish-language novel, Viento del Sur, in 2001.

Family Life

He was born to a Methodist family in Dublin, Ireland. He later attended school in Waterford, Ireland.

Associated With

He wrote La vida desaforada de Salvador Dalí, a 1998 biography of Spanish artist Salvador Dali.