Monthly Archives: April 2016

Shakespeare and Cervantes, 400th Death Anniversary

On  April 23th of 1616, two of the greatest writers of international literature passed away, one of the English literature, the other, of the Spanish Literature. William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and that is why, April 23th, is … Continue reading

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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and Gabriel García Marquez

Today, April 17th is the death anniversary of two of the most important writers of the history of Latin America.  Mexico’s (New Spain back then)  Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz,  the  most important woman poetist of the Spanish-Mexican Baroque … Continue reading

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A tribute to James Levine

Yesterday, Thursday, April 14th,  was a very bitter sweet day for me, while I was preparing to listen to the Opening night of Strauss’ “Elektra” at the MET (Metropolitan Opera House) I was reading, at the same time the breaking … Continue reading

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Felices 80 Años, Mario Vargas Llosa!

El pasado 28 de Marzo, el Premio Nobel de Literatura 2010, Mario Vargas Llosa, cumplio 80 Años.   Uno de los grandes y el ultimo escritor del célebre “Boom Latino Americano” que afortunadamente sigue con nosotros. Entre las obras más … Continue reading

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