Pedro Calderón de la Barca

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Pedro Calderón de la Barca
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Born17 Januar 1600
Madrid, Spain
Dee'd25 Mey 1681 (aged 81)
Madrid, Spain
ThriftPlaywricht, poet, writer
Leeterar muivementSpaingie Gowden Age
SpooseDevora Tésta
BairnsPedro José
RelativesDiego Calderón (faither)
Ana María de Henao (mither)

Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Barreda González de Henao Ruiz de Blasco y Riaño, uisually referred as Pedro Calderón de la Barca (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo kaldeˈɾon de la ˈβarka]; 17 Januar 1600 – 25 Mey 1681), wis a dramatist, poet an writer o the Spaingie Gowden Age. During certaint periods o his life he wis an aa a sodger an a Roman Catholic priest. Born when the Spaingie Gowden Age theatre wis bein defined bi Lope de Vega, he developit it faur, his wark bein regairdit as the culmination o the Spaingie Baroque theatre. As sic, he is regairdit as ane o Spain's foremaist dramatists an ane o the finest playwrichts o warld leeteratur.[1]

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  1. Eckermann, J.P. "Conversations with Goethe", 1838–1846: Goethe regarded Calderón as high as Shakespeare, even commenting his plays to be of greater structural-perfection than those of the Bard due to Calderón mending them once and again.