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Zenobia Camprubí
Juan Ramon Jimenez and Zenobia Campubi.jpg
Zenobia Camprubí with her husband Juan Ramón Jiménez
Born 31 August 1887
Malgrat de Mar, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Died 28 October 1956 (aged 69)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Occupation Writer, poet, translator
Nationality Spanish
Spouse Juan Ramón Jiménez
Relatives Raimundo Camprubí Escudero and Isabel Aymar Lucca (parents)

Zenobia Camprubí Aymar (31 August 1887 – 25 October 1956) was a Spanish-born writer and poet; she was also a noted translator of the works of Rabindranath Tagore.

She was born in Malgrat de Mar (province of Barcelona, Catalonia) to a Puerto Rican mother and a Catalan father.

She later lived in the United States, studied in Columbia University, and spent the duration of the Spanish Civil War (18 July 1936 – 1 April 1939) writing her Diario ("Diary") in Cuba. Her brother, José Camprubí, was owner and publisher of La Prensa, New York's most important Spanish-language daily newspaper, from 1918 to 1942.[1]

She eventually became a professor at the University of Maryland before her death from ovarian cancer, aged 69, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, two days after her husband Juan Ramón Jiménez received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Dedication of Juan Ramon Jiménez to Zenobia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fernández, J.D. (2010). "The Discovery of Spain in New York, circa 1930". In Sullivan, Edward J. Nueva York: 1613 – 1945. Scala, New York Historical Society. 

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Blasting News
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 04:50:40 -0700

Dentro del mercado literario, que actualmente se ha convertido en cuanto menos turbulento, se ha empezado a fraguar un pequeño halo esclarecedor sobre la figura de la que fue esposa del poeta Juan Ramón Jiménez, Zenobia Camprubí. Aquella que ...
 
Economic Times (blog)
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:18:45 -0800

This is evident not only in Tagore's own translations, but also those done by the Spanish translator Zenobia Camprubí Aymar and the Chinese translator Zheng Zhenduo. Theirs are not mere translations, but a distinct literary genre, worthy of research ...

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eldiario.es
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700

El 28 de octubre de 1956 fallecía Zenobia Camprubí, la mujer de la vida de Juan Ramón Jiménez, su complemento perfecto, interesada y dedicada a la cultura, que centró buena parte de su tarea en la traducción, faceta de la que ahora 58 años más tarde ...

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FreshPlaza
Wed, 20 May 2015 05:33:45 -0700

In an event held at the Public School Zenobia Camprubí de Moguer, Cuna de Platero S.C.A. has presented the information campaign FRESAYUNANDO (play on words with the Spanish for strawberry and breakfast), which aims to promote the consumption of ...

elmundo.es

elmundo.es
Thu, 24 Aug 2006 05:15:45 -0700

Así era Zenobia Camprubí, esposa y compañera inseparable de Juan Ramón Jiménez, a quien dedicó su vida. Ahora, con motivo del 50 aniversario de su muerte, se publica el tercer tomo de sus diarios y se reeditan los dos primeros. Unos diarios que se ...

LetrasLibres.com (Suscripción)

LetrasLibres.com (Suscripción)
Fri, 16 Feb 2007 16:45:00 -0800

Coincidiendo con la publicación, por parte de la Residencia de Estudiantes, de los dos primeros volúmenes epistolares de una aventura juanramoniana que se presenta interesantísima –el primero de misivas del propio poeta a diversos destinatarios y el ...

HuelvaYA

HuelvaYA
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:11:15 -0700

El delegado territorial de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Vicente Zarza, ha inaugurado este jueves junto al alcalde de Moguer, Gustavo Cuéllar, un nuevo aulario en el Centro de Educación Infantil y Primaria (CEIP) 'Zenobia Camprubí' de Moguer que ha ...

Informador.com.mx

Informador.com.mx
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 07:05:30 -0700

"Diario de dos recién casados, Zenobia Camprubí y Juan Ramón Jiménez", bajo la edición de Emilia Cortés Ibáñez, experta en Zenobia y publicado por la Universidad de Huelva, cumple así el deseo del poeta y premio Nobel y sale en un estuche con dos ...
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