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Person - Marquina, Rafael (1887-1960)

Marquina, Rafael (1887-1960)




Preferred form:

Marquina, Rafael (1887-1960)Alternative forms (other languages) Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Barcelona (España)  1887 - La Habana  1960


He was a Spanish writer and translator. He was the son of Luis Marquina and Eduarda Angulo and the brother of Eduardo Marquina and Luisa Marquina. He married Concepción Moles Ormella and his sister Luisa Marquina married Juan Moles Ormella. He was the nephew of Pedro Marquina who was a poet and a playwright and the uncle of Luis Marquina who was a director.

He studied Law and Philosophy and Literature at the University of Barcelona. He was the editor of ¿La Publicidad¿, ¿La Voz de Catalunya¿ and ¿El Imperial¿. Thanks to his knowledge in Theater Reviewing, he ran the magazine ¿Teatralia¿ from 1908. He wrote some plays and he translated Tolstoy, Guimerá and Crehuet among all. He was known under the pseudonyms "Farfarello" and "Un Ramblista". Moreover, he was the private secretary of Díaz de Mendoza who was the actor and producer who Rafael followed to Argentine. In 1935, he moved to Cuba and there he collaborated to the preparation of ¿Obras Completas¿ by José Martí (1946). [1] José Martí complete Works

José Martí complete Works




Profesión (Es realizada por):

Escritores españoles


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1887

Lugar de Defunción:

La Habana in 1960

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Marquina, Eduardo (1879-1946)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Marquina, Luis (1904-1980)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Moles, Margot (1910-1987)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Moles Marquina, Juan (1899-1966)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Moles Marquina, Luis  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Moles Marquina, Manuel (1905-1978)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Moles Ormella, Enrique (1883-1953)  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Moles Ormella, Juan (1871-1945)  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Moles Ormella, Odón  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Moles Ormella, Pedro (1878-?)  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Moles Piña, Carlos (1914-?)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Moles Piña, Lucinda (1907-1997)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

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Enciclopedia catalana

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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  • Archivo Histórico Nacional  (1)