Germán Dehesa

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Germán Dehesa (July 1, 1944 – September 2, 2010) was a Mexican journalist, academic and writer.

Dehesa was born in Mexico City on July 1, 1944.[1] He studied both Hispanic literature and chemical engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.[1]

Dehesa wrote six plays and eleven books during his career.[1] His works included Fallaste, Corazon! (You Failed, Heart!), Los PRIsidentes and Las Nuevas Aventuras de El Principito (The New Adventures of The Little Prince).[1] He taught as a professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico for 25 years.[1] In May 2008, Dehesa was awarded the Don Quixote Prize by the government of Castile-La Mancha in Spain for his article Ah, Que Tiempos! (Ah, What Times!).[1]

Germán Dehesa died at his home in Mexico City on September 2, 2010, at the age of 66.[1] He had published his last newspaper column, Gaceta del Angel (Angel's Gazette), in the Reforma newspaper days before his death.[1]

Written works[edit]

  • Cuaderno de apuntes
  • La música de los años
  • Adiós a las trampas
  • La familia
  • ¡Qué modos!: usos y costumbres tenochcas
  • ¿Cómo nos arreglamos? Prontuario de la corrupción de México
  • Las nuevas aventuras de El Principito
  • No basta ser padre
  • Viajero que vas
  • Cuestión de amores
  • Adiós a las trampas 2
  • Los PRIsidentes
  • Fallaste corazón
  • Cuestión de amor

Theatrical works[edit]

  • Tapadeus
  • El gabinete de Belem
  • Borges con música
  • Fallaste corazón
  • Neruda, no cabe duda
  • Zedilleus
  • Las Arcas Perdidas
  • El pórtico de las palomas
  • Pacto con botas
  • Monjas coronadas
  • Cartas a Santa Fox
  • Cuando tenga 64 años
  • Cancionero Mexicano Verde, Blanco y Rojo


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "MaMexican Writer, Journalist and Don Quixote Prize Winner German Dehesa Dies". Latin America Herald Tribune. September 3, 2010. Retrieved September 29, 2010.