April 17, 2014
The 1982 Nobel Prize winner for Literature, the Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez is dead. The Mexican and Spanish press reports. Marquez had been admitted to hospital on April 3 in Mexico City. The author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," the novel of magical realism key Ibero-American, was 87 years old.
As reported a few days ago by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Marquez had been hospitalized for pneumonia and not, as reported in the press, for a tumor.
After the first rumors about his illness, the family of Garcia Marquez had issued a statement calling the health of the writer "very fragile" and "risk of complications."
MARQUEZ, Gabriel García (Gabriel José García Márquez)
Born: 3/6/1927 , Aracataca, Magdalena, Colombia
Died: 4/17/2014, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Gabriel García Márquez’s western – screenwriter:
Time to Die - 1966