Gabriel García Márquez

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Gabriel García Márquez

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Gabriel García Márquez
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1982

Born: 6 March 1927, Aracataca, Colombia

Died: 17 April 2014, Mexico City, Mexico

Residence at the time of the award: Mexico

Prize motivation: "for his novels and short stories, in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination, reflecting a continent's life and conflicts."

Language: Spanish

Prize share: 1/1

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