Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Eduardo Galeano of Uruguay

Eduardo Galeano, after a speech at the National Pedagogical University  in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in 2005. CreditTomas Bravo/Reuters

  1. BornSeptember 3, 1940, Montevideo, Uruguay
  2. DiedApril 13, 2015, Montevideo, Uruguay
  3. NationalityUruguayan
  4. Eduardo Hughes Galeano (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈðwarðo ɣaleˈano]; 3 September 1940 – 13 April 2015) was a Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist considered "global soccer's pre-eminent man of letters."[1] His best-known works are Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) and Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire Trilogy, 1982–6). "I'm a writer," the author once said of himself, "obsessed with remembering, with remembering the past of America and above all that of Latin America, intimate land condemned to amnesia."[2]

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