Gabriel García Márquez Dies: Famed Colombian Author And Nobel Laureate Dead At 87 From Pneumonia

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Thanks;Paloma Torres and Maria G. Valdez | Apr 17 2014, 03:59PM EDT

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The Nobel Prize In Literature recipient has passed away at the age of 87 in Mexico City. This is how celebrities are mourning the Colombian author… Reuters

Gabriel García Márquez, famed Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer and screenwriter has died at the age of 87. He is considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century. Márquez was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1982. He began his career as a journalist while studying law at the National University of Colombia.

Gabriel García Márquez has written many acclaimed non-fiction pieces and short stories. He is best known for his novels including “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” “Autumn of the Patriarch” and “Love in the Time of Cholera.” His work introduced his readers to magical realism, which combines facts and fantasy. Other novels he wrote include “Chronicle…

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