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Miguel González-Gerth

Obituary for Miguel González-Gerth

August 15, 1926 - June 20, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 90


Miguel González-Gerth (1926-2017)

UT Pro Bene Meritis Award (2006), Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Princeton, in Romance Languages and Literatures. Published and lectured on subjects in Spanish Peninsular, Latin American and English Literatures. More than ten collections of original poems in Spanish and in English. Translated prose and poetry from both languages. His biography, "Between Day and Night" by David Colon, was published by TCU Press in 2009, obtaining a press award.

Lived in Austin, married to Mexican writer Tita Valencia, yearly commuting to Mexico.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2017 and on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd. in Austin.

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