|Name||Gonzalo Torrente Ballester|
|Date of Birth||1910-06-13|
|Place of Birth||Spain|
About Gonzalo Torrente Ballester
Spanish author and participant in the Generation of ’36 literary movement. His award-winning works include El Señor llega, La Isla de los Jacintos Cortados, and La Saga/Fuga de J.B.
Early Life of Gonzalo Torrente Ballester
He published his debut novel, Javier Mariño, in 1943.
He taught at the State University of New York at Albany during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
He was born to a Galician family in the city of Ferrol in northwestern Spain.
He was a loyal supporter of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.