Agustín García Calvo
1926 | Zamora, Spain.
He was an emeritus cathedratic in Classical Philology at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. Thinker, linguist, writer, translator, poet... Awarded with the Premio Nacional de Ensayo 1990, Premio Nacional de Literatura Dramática 2003 and Premio Nacional de Traducción 2006.
Author of numerous works of diverse genres. (His complete works have been published by Editorial Lucina, Zamora). It’s worth to mention his endeavour to continue practising the Socratic method by talking directly with his audience in the many issues of his “Tertulia Política” at the Ateneo de Madrid.
He passed away in 2012.