Eduardo Gudiño Kieffer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Eduardo Gudiño Kieffer

Argentine writer

Date of Birth: 02-Nov-1935

Place of Birth: Esperanza, Santa Fe Province, Argentina

Date of Death: 20-Sep-2002

Profession: screenwriter, writer, journalist

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Eduardo Gudiño Kieffer

  • Eduardo Gudiño Kieffer (November 2, 1935 – September 20, 2002) was an Argentine writer, born in Esperanza, Santa Fe.
  • On his mother side, he is related to Argentinean painter Sebastian Spreng, also a native of Esperanza. He was part of the latin american literature boom of the 1960s.
  • He graduated as a lawyer at the Universidad del Litoral (Santa Fe) but never practiced law.
  • He wrote novels, essays, short stories, children's books, scripts and theatre plays.
  • He was also a renowned journalist.
  • His books have been translated into many languages (English, French, Portuguese, Dutch and Polish, amongst others).
  • He was also part of the jury in many literary contests.
  • His main theme was Buenos Aires, and he was named "Ciudadano Ilustre de la Ciudad" (Distinguished Citizen of Buenos Aires).
  • He was married to Beatriz Trento and divorced and had three children: Florencio, Nicolás and Agustín.
  • None of them is a writer.
  • He died in Buenos Aires in 2002.

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