Usigli, Rodolfo

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Born: Nov 17, 1905 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Playwrights


1905 - Born on November 17th in Mexico City. He was called the "Playwright of the Mexican Revolution".

 

1935-1936 - Studied drama at Yale with a Rockefellar scholarship.

 

1938 - Wrote "El Gesticulador" (The Impostor) is regarded by literary historians as the play that signaled the start of modern Mexican drama.

 

1951 - He wrote "The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz".

 

1955 - Wrote "The Devil and the Flesh".

 

 

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