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Alberto Miralles

  • Alberto Miralles © EFE

    Alberto Miralles © EFE



Literature, Theatre



Date of birth

Sep 23, 1940

Date of death

Mar 2, 2004

" Playwright. A standout figure in independent theatre of the 1960s. He was one of the founders of the Asociación Española de Autores de Teatro (Spanish Association of Theatre Authors)."

Born in Elche (Alicante) in 1940, he studied dramatic arts and stage direction at the Theatre Institute in Barcelona. He premièred his first work Aquella risa in 1962. He founded the Cátaro Group, a clear example of independent theatre in the 1960s. In the mid-1970s, he moved to Madrid, leading to a turning point in his theatre career. He sought out his own dramatic identity outside the Cátaro Group. In Madrid he worked with major figures such as Adolfo Marsillach. Throughout his career he wrote many works for theatre, essays and critical texts, receiving many awards. He died in Madrid on 2nd March 2004.


National Drama Literature Award (2005)

Essential works

  • Work of culture - Generic image


    Last play written by Albert Miralles, giving a dramatic twist to his previous output.

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Other highlighted works

  • Crucifernario de la culpable indecisión
  • El volcán de la pena escupe llanto
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