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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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  • http://rememberingthedesireisprivate.blogspot.com/ GFW

    His words were like opals.

    Kathy

  • Caryn

    One of this generations great authors gone.

  • Itzel

    Un grande GABO!! gracias RIP.

  • Jon

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

  • Gold Dust Woman

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

  • Lizz

    So sad. What a legend.

  • Ale

    Thanks Jared
    Really Was one of the greatest

  • http://TWITTER.COM LU

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

  • Pinu

    One of the greatest Colombian writers of all time.

  • Susan

    My condolences to his family. RIP

  • LOLA

    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