Today is the 112′th birth anniversary of Jorge Luis Borges. Google is celebrated this occasion with a nice doodle on Jorge Luis Borges birthday. Jorge Luis Borges was an Argentine writer, essayist, poet and translator born in Buenos Aires.
Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo known as Jorge Luis Borges born on August 24, 1899 in Buenos Aires. He was a poet, essayist and short-story writer had command over a number of languages, though Spanish was the language of his Literature.
Borges composed poetry throughout his life. His poems embrace the same wide range of interests as his fiction, along with issues that emerge in his critical works and translations, and from more personal musings.
Borges was a notable translator. He translated works of literature in English, French, German, Old English, and Old Norse into Spanish. His first publication, for a Buenos Aires newspaper, was a translation of Oscar Wilde’s story The Happy Prince into Spanish when he was nine.
Borges died at the age of 87 on June 14, 1986.
This is a small tribute & honour to Jorge Luis Borges from Indiascanner side…………