Pedro Calderón de la Barca

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Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Las Glorias Nacionales, 1852 "D. Pedro Calderón de la Barca" (4013195639).jpg
Born 17 Januar 1600
Madrid, Spain
Dee'd 25 Mey 1681 (aged 81)
Madrid, Spain
Thrift Playwricht, poet, writer
Leeterar muivement Spaingie Gowden Age
Spoose Devora Tésta
Bairns Pedro José
Relatives Diego 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 certain 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 developed it further, his wark bein regairdit as the culmination o the Spaingie Baroque theatre. As such, 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.