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Ana María Matute
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Born (1925-07-26)26 July 1925
Barcelona, Spain
Died 25 June 2014(2014-06-25) (aged 88)
Barcelona
Resting place Cemetery of Montjuïc
Occupation Writer
Organization Member of the Real Academia Española
Awards Cervantes Prize

Ana María Matute Ausejo (26 July 1925 – 25 June 2014) was a Spanish writer and member of the Real Academia Española. She is thought to have been one of the most famous writers since the Spanish Civil War.

She was born in Barcelona. She studied at the international school of Hilversum in the Netherlands. She was a guest lecturer to the universities of Oklahoma, Indiana and Virginia.

Death

On 25 June 2014, Matute died of a heart attack at the age of 88, and was laid to rest in the Cemetery of Montjuïc, Barcelona.

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