Severo Sarduy

Severo Sarduy

Birth
Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba
Death 8 Jun 1993 (aged 56)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Thiais, Departement du Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 23251516 · View Source
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Author. Considered one of the finest Cuban writers of the 20th Century. Born in Camagüey, he began his career writing poetry. After fighting against the dictatorship of Batista, he became a leading intellectual of the Cuban Revolution. In 1959 he moved to Paris, where he wrote for such French and Spanish journals as "Tel Quel," "Papeles de Son Armadans", "Sur" and "Ruedo Ibèrico". His many works include "De Donde son los Cantantes," "Big Bang," "Mood Indigo," "Colibrí," "Cocuyo" and "Pàjaros de la Playa." In 1972 his novel "Cobra" won the Medici Prize. Sarduy remained in Paris, where he died of AIDS in 1993.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 4 Dec 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 23251516
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Severo Sarduy (25 Feb 1937–8 Jun 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23251516, citing Cimetière de Thiais, Thiais, Departement du Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .