Muñoz Seca, Pedro

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Name
Muñoz Seca, Pedro Gender: M
born on 20 February 1879 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place El Puerto de Santa María, Spain, 36n36, 6w13
Timezone LMT m6w13 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 01°57' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°16 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 25°02'



Pedro Muñoz Seca
photo: Panarria, license gfdl

Biography

Spanish comic playwright. He was one of the most successful playwrights of his era. He wrote approximately 300 dramatic works, both sainetes (short vignettes) and longer plays, often in collaboration with Pedro Pérez Fernández or Enrique García Álvarez. His most ambitious and best known play is La venganza de Don Mendo (Don Mendo's Revenge, 1918); other major works include La barba de Carrillo (Carrillo's Beard, 1918) and Pepe Conde (1920).

On 28 November 1936, he was executed by a Spanish Republican Army firing squad in the Paracuellos massacre


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Sy Scholfield notes from his Wikipedia entry that "Muñoz Seca loved palindromic numbers [so] he often claimed that he was born in 1881. He also claimed to have been born at 10:15 pm, 'the normal time for shows to start.'" See: "Biblioteca teatral" by Valentín Azcune (CSIC, 2007), p. 84: "Propalé e hice constar en todas mis biografías, incluso en la oficial, que rige los destinos de mi destino, que había venido al mundo el 20 de febrero de 1881, a las diez y cuarto de la noche, hora corriente de comenzar los espectáculos."

Categories

  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Terrorism victim
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script