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Venezuela: Guillermo Sucre dies, reference of Venezuelan letters | Culture

Guillermo Sucre in a file photograph.Courtesy Venezuelan essayist, poet, writer, translator and literary critic Guillermo Sucre Figarella, a respected man of letters and thought in his country, died this Thursday at the age of 88 in the city of Caracas. Born in 1933 in Tumeremo, Bolívar State, Guillermo Sucre belonged for many years to the […]

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Ana María Ventura, witness to a century of the best theater, dies at 99 | Culture

Ana María Ventura as the mother of the spinsters in Doña Rosita la soltera (2004) by Federico García Lorca.Sergio Parra With the death of Ana María Ventura (Barcelona, ​​99 years old), one of the most beloved people in the performing profession disappears. And he was so not only because of his affectionate and endearing character, […]

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Actress Pilar Bardem dies at 82 | Culture

The actress Pilar Bardem (Seville, 1939 – Madrid, 2021) died this Saturday in Madrid, as confirmed by the family in a statement. “We want to share the news that Pilar Bardem, our mother, our example, has passed away. She has left in peace, without suffering and surrounded by the love of her loved ones ”, […]

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Biz Markie, pioneer of New York hip-hop, dies | Culture

Biz Markie, New York musician whose heyday coincided with the golden age of hip hop, somewhere between the eighties and the nineties, died this Friday in Baltimore (USA), as confirmed by his representative. Markie also made pop music history with his great success, Just a Friend, included in his second album, The Biz Never Sleeps […]

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Francisco Puche, founder of the Malaga bookstore Proteo, dies | Culture

Francisco Puche, founder of the Proteo bookstore (Málaga).Malaga today Last May, a fire destroyed more than 50,000 books in the Proteo bookstore, with more than 50 years of history in Malaga. The accident was not, however, the worst news of 2021 for one of the cultural lighthouses of the city. Its founder, Francisco Puche (Antequera, […]

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Colombian Germán Castro Caycedo, the chronicler who took the cameras out of the studios, dies | Culture

Germán Castro Caycedo at his home in Bogotá, in an August 2010 image.Camilo Rozo Germán Castro Caycedo, tireless reporter and writer of reference for several generations of Colombian journalists, master of the trade and author of some twenty investigative books translated into several languages, He died this Thursday as confirmed by his family. In the […]

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Christian Boltanski, artist of memory and oblivion, dies at 76 | Culture

The French artist Christian Boltanski, who died this Wednesday at the age of 76 in Paris, saw his activity as a fight against oblivion and disappearance. His parents – a doctor born in Ukraine and converted to Catholicism, and a Catholic writer from Corsica – conceived him during the Nazi occupation while the father lived […]

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‘Salo’, founding member of Extremoduro, dies | Culture

Image from TVE in which Salo appears playing in the recording made by Extremoduro in the program ‘Plastic’. Gonzalo Muñoz Hinojal Salo, A founding member of the band Extremoduro, with which he published the first three studio albums, died this Tuesday in Plasencia due to fulminant cancer, according to the daily Today from Extremadura. The […]

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Richard Donner, the director of ‘Superman’, ‘Lethal Weapon’, ‘The Goonies’ or ‘Lady Falcon’, dies at 91 | Culture

Director Richard Donner, during a tribute the Academy paid him in 2017.VALERIE MACON / AFP With only half of the films directed by New Yorker Richard Donner, most filmmakers would rejoice in his résumé. But in his case he accumulated mythical titles, which made him the favorite director of the teenagers of the eighties and […]

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Singer, actress and presenter Raffaella Carrà dies | Culture

The singer, actress and presenter Raffaella Carrà (Bologna, 1943) died this Monday at the age of 78, according to what Sergio Japino, who was her partner for many years, told the Italian agency Ansa. “Raffaella has left us, he has left us. He has gone to a better world, where his humanity, his unmistakable laugh […]

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