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 Ignacio Sanchez Mejias

Ignacio Sanchez Mejias

Birth
Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain
Death 13 Aug 1934 (aged 43)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain
Memorial ID 9570567 · View Source
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Spanish Bullfighter. After retiring with his health and his fortune he was persuaded to make a comeback on August 11th 1934. This was a fatal mistake as he was gored in the thigh and died of his injuries on August 13th. His friend, the poet and playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca dedicated a poem to him titled ‘Llanto por Ignacio Sanchez Mejias’.

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  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 9 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9570567
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias (4 Jun 1891–13 Aug 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9570567, citing Cementerio de San Fernando, Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .