Sunday, October 17

Playwright Alfonso Sastre dies at 95

The writer, playwright and screenwriter Alfonso Sastre, awarded the National Theater Prize in 1985, died this Friday at the age of 95 in Hondarribia, the Gipuzkoan town where he lived.

Sastre, born on February 20, 1926 in Madrid, was considered one of the main exponents of the so-called Generation of 50 and during his long intellectual career he was characterized by his political commitment, first against the Franco dictatorship and later in favor of the left. abertzale.