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Rabassa, Gregory, 1922-2016 (Personal Name)

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One hundred years of solitude, 1995: title page (translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa)

NUCMC data from Boston University, Department of Special Collections for Gregory Rabassa collection, 1963-1996 (Gregory Rabassa; Hispanic American author, poet, and translator; born 1922)

Washington post WWW site, viewed June 15, 2016 (Gregory Rabassa, whose English-language translations of the works of Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa and other writers helped propel the Latin American literary boom of the 1960s and 1970s into an international phenomenon, died June 13 [2016] in Branford, Conn.; he was 94; over the course of his career, Dr. Rabassa translated about 60 literary works from Spanish and Portuguese; born March 9, 1922, in Yonkers, N.Y.; at Columbia University, he received a master's degree in Spanish in 1947 and a doctorate in Portuguese language and literature in 1954; taught at Columbia from 1948 to 1969, when he joined the faculty of Queens College and the graduate school of the City University of New York; taught courses on Latin American literature until his late 80s)

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