Gabriel García Márquez
Date of Birth
Mar 06, 1927
Birth Place:
Aracataca, Colombia


Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez came to prominence in 1968 with the publication of his groundbreaking magic realism novel One Hundred Years of Solitude (1968). Following studies at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, he wrote short stories and screenplays, many of which were made into films in the early '50s and were known only to Latin American audiences. During the 1980s, he...