José Zorrilla

José Zorrilla

Birth
Valladolid, Provincia de Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain
Death 23 Jan 1893 (aged 75)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Valladolid, Provincia de Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain
Plot Panteón de Vallisoletanos Ilustres
Memorial ID 14866270 · View Source
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Author. He was born in Valladolid, Castilla-León, Spain. A leader of the Spanish Romantic movement, he wrote some 25 plays, mostly between the years 1840 and 1845. Zorrilla is best remembered for his play "Don Juan Tenorio" (1844). It has become Spanish tradition to stage this drama every year on All Saints Day. He died of a brain tumor.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 9 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14866270
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for José Zorrilla (21 Feb 1817–23 Jan 1893), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14866270, citing Cementerio de El Carmen, Valladolid, Provincia de Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .