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87-Year Old Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 17 April 2014 @ 20:23 pm | 3 Comments

In Citizen Media, Colombia, Latin America, Literature, Mexico, Quick Reads, Spanish

Colombia Nobel laureate author Gabriel García Márquez [1] passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Mexico City. He was 87 years old. Colombian network Caracol posted a chronology [2] [es] of his life.

On Twitter, user Pepin Balongo expressed his sorrow:

There are no more a hundred years of solitude; from now on, it will be an eternity in solitude; goodbye Gabo [author's nickname].


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[1] Gabriel García Márquez: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Garc%C3%ADa_M%C3%A1rquez

[2] posted a chronology: http://www.caracol.com.co/noticias/actualidad/gabo-cronologia-de-una-vida-escrita-con-tinta-indeleble/20140404/nota/2162734.aspx

[3] abril 17, 2014: https://twitter.com/PepnBalongo/statuses/456886864214241280

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