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Zenobia Camprubí
Spanish writer of Catalan and Puerto Rican descent

Zenobia Camprubí

Zenobia Camprubí
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Intro Spanish writer of Catalan and Puerto Rican descent
Was Linguist Writer Translator
From Spain
Field Literature Social science
Gender female
Birth 31 August 1887, Malgrat de Mar
Death 28 October 1956, San Juan (aged 69 years)
Star sign Virgo
Family
Spouse: Juan Ramón Jiménes
Zenobia Camprubí
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Biography

Zenobia Camprubí Aymar (31 August 1887 – 25 October 1956) was a Spanish-born writer and poet; she was also a noted translator of the works of Rabindranath Tagore.
She was born in Malgrat de Mar (province of Barcelona, Catalonia) to a Puerto Rican mother and a Catalan father.
She later lived in the United States, studied in Columbia University, and spent the duration of the Spanish Civil War (18 July 1936 – 1 April 1939) writing her Diario ("Diary") in Cuba. Her brother, José Camprubí, was owner and publisher of La Prensa, New York's most important Spanish-language daily newspaper, from 1918 to 1942.
She eventually became a professor at the University of Maryland before her death from ovarian cancer, aged 69, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, two days after her husband Juan Ramón Jiménez received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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