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Gabriel García Márquez Dead - Nobel Prize Winning Author Dies at 87

Gabriel García Márquez Dead - Nobel Prize Winning Author Dies at 87

Famed author Gabriel García Márquez has passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday (April 17), Variety reports.

The Colombian writer was reportedly recovering from a bout of pneumonia at his home in Mexico City just days before he passed. No official cause of death has been released.

In 1982, Gabriel won the Nobel Prize for his novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude.” Other works he wrote included “Autumn of the Patriarch,” “Chronicle of a Death Foretold,” “Love in the Time of Cholera,” “News of a Kidnapping,” and his memoir, “Living to Tell the Tale and Memories of My Melancholy Whores.”

Our thoughts go out to Gabriel‘s family and loved ones during this time.

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11 Comments

# 1

His words were like opals.

Kathy

# 2

One of this generations great authors gone.

# 3

Un grande GABO!! gracias RIP.

# 4

A big One, now i want to cry :S. The world and Colombia will always love you.

# 5
Gold Dust Woman @ 04/17/2014 at 6:12 pm

RIP and thank you. The word genius is bandied around too easily. This man was one.

# 6

So sad. What a legend.

# 7

Thanks Jared
Really Was one of the greatest

# 8

Gracias Jared. One of the biggest representations from our country.

# 9

One of the greatest Colombian writers of all time.

My condolences to his family. RIP

que descanse en paz gabo, que dejo a mi colombia en alto a nivel mundial con sus letras y sus poemas. Q.E.P.D

REST IN PEACE GABO

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