Tag Archives: University of Santiago de Compostela

Marcos Valcarcel

Marcos Valcarcel was born on the 3rd of March 1958 in SC and died on 5th of December 2010 in the same place.  He was a well celebrated Galician writer, journalist and historian.    He came from a family of jewelers … Continue reading

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Francisco Sampedro Ojeda

Francisco Sampedro Ojeda or also known as Francisco Antonio Sampedro Ojeda was born in 1956 at A Coruna.   He earned Doctor of Philosophy at University of Santiago de Compostela and became a professor of Education Media.  He was an author … Continue reading

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Xose Manuel Beiras

  Xose Manuel Beiras was born on the 7th of April 1936 in Santiago De Compostela, Galicia.  He was popularly known as Xose Manuel Madeira or simply Madeira.  He was a well known Galician writer, intellectual, economist and politician.   … Continue reading

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Isabel Freire Bazarra

Isabel Freire Bazarra or also known as Maria Isabel Freire Bazarra was a well-respected Galician Journalist.  She was born on January 28, 1960 at A Coruna. She earned a degree in Spanish Philology from the University of Santiago de Compostela.  … Continue reading

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Ramon Otero Pedrayo

Ramon Otero Pedrayo (1888 – 1976) was an illustrious intellectual and writer who is a native of Galicia, Spain.  He is considered as a Patriarch of the Galician Letters belonging to the Generation Nos or “We”.  He is also recognized … Continue reading

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Maria Pilar Jimenez Aleixandre

Maria Pilar Jimenez Aleixandre was born on 1947 in Madrid.  She was a remarkable Biologist, translator and Galician writer.  She currently reside in Amaia, Galicia, Spain.       Her grandparents were from Madrid, Valencia and Andalucia but she lives … Continue reading

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Carmen Blanco Garcia

Carmen Blanco Garcia or Carmen Blanco is a notable Galician activist and feminist writer.  She also works as a professor of Galician literature at the University of Santiago de Compostela.  She coordinates with Claudio Rodriguez Fer for the conceptualization of … Continue reading

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Manuel Forcadela

Manuel Santiago Alvarex Fernandez uses the pseudonym Manuel Forcadel, he was born on July 25, 1958 in Forcadela, Thyme.  He is also an award-winning Galician writer.  He completed a degree in Philology Galician-Portuguese in July of 1985.     He … Continue reading

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Celso Fernandez Sanmartin

Celso Fernandez Sanmartin was born in 1969 on Lalin, he was Galician storyteller and poet.  He earned a degree in Philosophy at the University of Santiago de Compostela.  He published several works on poetry and collective works.     Among … Continue reading

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Xavier Queipo

Xavier Queipo or Francisco Xavier Alvarez Vazquez was born on December 9, 1957 in Santiago de Compostela.  He is a multi-awarded Galician writer. He earned a degree in Biology in 1979 and Medicine and Surgery in 1982 at the University of … Continue reading

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