Muñoz Molina, Antonio
|born on||10 January 1956 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )|
|Place||Úbeda, Spain, 38n01, 3w22|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||19°34' 24°49 Asc. 24°23'|
Spanish writer and, since 8 June 1995, a full member of the Royal Spanish Academy. In 2004-2005 he served as the director of the Instituto Cervantes of New York.
He studied art history at the University of Granada and journalism in Madrid. He began writing in the 1980s and his first published book, El Robinsón urbano, a collection of his journalistic work, was published in 1984. His columns have regularly appeared in El País and Die Welt.
His first novel, Beatus ille, appeared in 1986. In 1987 Muñoz Molina was awarded Spain's National Narrative Prize for El invierno en Lisboa (translated as Winter in Lisbon),a homage to the genres of film noir and jazz music. His El jinete polaco received the Planeta Prize in 1991 and, again, the National Narrative Prize in 1992.
He won the Jerusalem Prize on 10 February 2013.
Juan Estadella obtained the birth time from the registery office. The date on the B.C. is 12 January 1956, but Antonio in his website: antoniomuñozmolina.es stated that he was born at home and his father was late in registering his birth.
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (The Jerusalem Prize)
- Notable : Famous : Other Famous (member of the Royal Academy of Spain)