Guillermo Fernandez Mexican Poet and Translator - Murdered in his Home

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Guillermo Fernandez Mexican Poet and Translator - Murdered in his Home

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Guillermo Fernández, autor de 'Bajo llave' (1978) y de una compilación de sus textos titulada 'Arca'.
EL INFORMADOR / NORMA GUTIÉRREZ

GUADALAJARA, Jalisco (31/MAR/2012). - The victim of an assault, the poet Guillermo Fernandez, died at the age of 79 years in the city of Toluca, Mexico State, where he now lived and worked as a teacher of poetry and poetry translation. So far, family and close friends the of poet have expressed outrage.  Fernandez who won the prize Juan de Mairena in the Fourth Summer of Poetry, 2011, they have detailed information about the sad fact. "  We do not have much information yet, and we  are making inquiries in Toluca. I found out at noon. He was the victim of an assault at his home and he was killed there, "said Jorge Esquinca, poet, translator, editor and friend of Guillermo Fernandez. On October 2 Guillermo Fernandez would have made the milestone 80, which is why close friends, colleagues and various literary institutions organized a tribute to celebrate his birthday and many years in the service of poetry and translation. Esquinca Jorge Guillermo Fernandez explained that "was the most important translator of Italian literature into Spanish. He leave a legacy important, as a great example of a vocation and absolute passion for poetry and translation of poetry. Nobody before  given so much and translated so Italian literature  so well into Spanish as did Guillermo Fernandez " . With an exemplary track record and impeccable lyrical style, Guillermo Fernandez presented in 2011 Arca: work session, fully assembled piece of poetry, in regard to the translation are thousands of pages of transcribed from Italian to Spanish, everything from narrative, poetry, essays, novels to short stories, by Guillermo remembers Esquinca. In this sense, Luis Vicente de Aguinaga, Summer Poetry organizer, said: "Guillermo was a very secret poet, was not a poet of enormous public recognition.  He had a great sense of intimacy. " Another of the most notorious traits of Guillermo Fernandez, recalled De Aguinaga, is "a poet who was identified socially with a large group of poets of Guadalajara, in the generation of Esquinca Jorge Luis Alberto Navarro and Miguel Angel Hernandez" among other colleagues. For now, it is unknown when there will be a funeral for Guillermo Fernandez, and if his remains will remain in Toluca, or be moved to Guadalajara, his hometown. THE INFORMER / NORMA GUTIERREZ