Monthly Archives: November 2016

Ernesto de la Peña, Birthday Anniversary Tribute

e quel savio gentil, che tutto seppe – Inferno, Canto VII (The Divine Comedy) This November 21 would have been the Birthday Anniversary of Mexico’s greatest Erudite Ernesto de la Peña. I have written so much about Ernesto de la … Continue reading

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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, the Tenth Muse of Mexico

“I study not because I want to know more but because I want to ignore less….. ” (Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz) November 12 was the Birth Anniversary of the greatest female poet-writer of Mexico. Sor Juana Inés de … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Stefan Kocan!

Today, November 17,  is the Birthday of one of the world’s most acclaimed and one of the greatest Bass Singers of modern Opera, Slovak Bass Singer, Stefan Kocan!   Stefan Kocan has one of the most beautiful and most rich … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Feliz Cumpleaños, Carlos Miguel Prieto!

Happy Birthday, Feliz Cumpleaños to Mexican Maestro Carlos Miguel Prieto!   Carlos Miguel Prieto is one of the most important Orchestra conductors of Mexico. He is conductor of two of the most important orchestras of Mexico, “La Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional” … Continue reading

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Eduardo Lizalde, winner of the Carlos Fuentes Award!

I am very happy to announce that Mexican poet, Eduardo Lizalde, won the Carlos Fuentes Award! Eduardo Lizalde, known affectionately  as “The Tiger” (because he mentions the Tiger in many of his works, just like Kipling, Borges and Salgari) just … Continue reading

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Remembering Robert Vaughn (1932-2016)

Today, in this awful, awful week for the world, we saddly lost the last of the Magnificent Seven and the Man from Uncle…. the great actor Robert Vaughn. Besides of being one of the one of the Magnificent Seven and … Continue reading

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Albert Camus Birthday anniversary

“for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times” Albert Camus Nobel Prize in Literature 1957   Remembering Albert Camus on his Birthday anniversary, here his brilliant speech when he … Continue reading

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