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|Born||José Arraño Acevedo
October 14, 1921
Quebrada del Nuevo Reino, Pichilemu, Chile
|Died||November 24, 2009
|Occupation||Writer, Historian, Radio announcer|
Arraño was one of the 12 sons of José Luis Arraño Ortiz and María Soledad Acevedo Caro.
He was a collaborator of the Santiago's press through articles devoted to Pichilemu and Colchagua, publishing in newspapers such as Las Últimas Noticias or La Época and in dozens of other regional newspapers, taking Arraño Acevedo as the most important historian of Pichilemu and the most dedicated to promote Pichilemu's tourism. All his articles were included in two books: Pichilemu y Sus Alrededores Turísticos and Hombres y Cosas de Pichilemu. He habitually read his articles in his radial program, that was broadcasted for almost a decade, La Hora de José Arraño Acevedo.
During this time, one of his quotes became famous:
|“||¡Que Lindo es Pichilemu! (English: How beautiful Pichilemu is!)||”|
On November 21, 2009 he was taken to Pichilemu Hospital, and died three days later of pneumonia at the age of 88.
- Pichilemu y Sus Alrededores Turísticos, 1999.
- Hombres y Cosas de Pichilemu, 2003.
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