|Birthname||Joaquín Salvador Lavado|
|born on||17 July 1932 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )|
|Place||Mendoza (Mendoza), Argentina, 32s53, 68w49|
|Timezone||AST h4w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||24°59' 24°23 Asc. 02°38'|
Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known by his pen name Quino, is a Argentinian cartoonist. His comic strip Mafalda (which ran from 1964 to 1973) is very popular in Latin America and many parts of Europe. Quino has won many international prizes and honors throughout his career. In 1982 he was chosen Cartoonist of the Year by fellow cartoonists around the world, and has won twice the Konex Platinum Prize for Visual Arts. In March 2014 he was awarded the French Legion of Honour.
Mafalda was used for human rights campaigns in Argentina and abroad, Quino dedicated himself to writing other editorial-style comics. The comics were published in Argentina and abroad. Since 1982, the Argentinian newspaper Clarín has published his cartoons weekly.
- Work : Great Achievement 1982 (World wide cartoonist of the Year)
Eduardo Castellanos quotes http://www.diariouno.com.ar/mobile/bb/nota.html?id=Y29udGVuaWRvcy8yMDEyLzA3LzE1L 25vdGljaWFfMDAyMy5odG1s (1987 interview in spanish).
"–¿Edad?–¿La mía? 55 voy a cumplir pronto. Porque nací el 17 de julio, en Mendoza.–¿Y cómo fue, en su casa, aquel 17 de julio?–Solo sé que nací a las cuatro de la tarde."
"- Age? - Mine? I'm turning 55 soon. Because I was born on July 17 in Mendoza. - And what was in his house, that 17th of July? -I just know that I was born at four in the afternoon."
- Vocation : Art : Cartoonist