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La Música en la Época de Cervantes

Posted by: Suzanne Schadl

This is a guest post by Spanish musician Francesc de Paula Soler in commemoration of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra’s birthday, September 29. / Este artículo fue escrito por el músico español, Francesc de Paula Soler con el motivo del cumpleaños de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 29 septiembre. Se ha dicho que Cervantes, a nivel cultural, …

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Cervantes’ “Don Quixote”: A Celebration of the Spanish Language

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

(The following is a post by Juan Manuel Pérez, Reference Specialist, Hispanic Division.) This year Spain and the world are celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), author of “Don Quixote,” the first novel written in the modern world, published in 1605. Written as a criticism of the chivalric …