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Argentine writer César Aira, Formentor award | Culture

The prolific Argentine writer César Aira, 72, author of a hundred titles, has been honored this Monday with the 2021 Formentor Prize, endowed with 50,000 euros. The jury has awarded him the award for “the indefatigable recreation of the narrative impetus, for the versatility of his endless story and for the playful irony of his […]

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Astor Piazzolla: The “tango killer” is finally an Argentine hero | Culture

Astor Piazzolla in Mexico, in 1983.THE COUNTRY They say that the great Argentine musician of the 20th century had a bad character. “No, he was a very sweet, tender, very shy man,” says Laura Escalada, his widow. “It happens that we all have a rough character if they hit us.” And Astor Piazzola got hit […]

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