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Montserrat Abelló i Soler

Montserrat Abelló i Soler (1 February 1918 – 9 September 2014) was a Spanish Catalan poet and translator. She translated the works of American novelist Sylvia Plath, Welsh novelist Dylan Thomas, English writer E. M. Forster, Irish-born British author Iris Murdoch and Iranian translator Mohsen Emadi from English into Catalan. She also translated Catalan works into English, including those of writers Salvador Espriu, Mercè Rodoreda, Maria Àngels Anglada, Maria Mercè Marçal and Olga Xirinacs Díaz.

Abelló i Soler was born in Tarragona, Province of Tarragona. During the Spanish Civil War, she lived in exile in France, England and Chile.

Abelló i Soler died on 9 September 2014 in Barcelona, aged 96.


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