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Renowned Palestinian Translator Saleh Almani Pronounced Dead

Published : 04-12-2019

Renowned Palestinian Translator Saleh Almani Pronounced Dead

Renowned Syrian-born Palestinian translator Saleh Almani passed away on Tuesday, December 3, in the Spanish city of Valencia at the age of 70.

Almani was born in Hums province, in Syria, on 1949 and earned a diploma in Spanish literature. He worked as a translator at the Embassy of Cuba in Damascus, at the Palestinian News Agency, and later at the Syrian Ministry of Culture and the Syrian General Authority. He was a member of the Arab Writers Union in Syria and actively contributed to several translation workshops.

He translated a plethora of Latin literary works into Arabic, most notably “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”, which are landmark novels by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.

Short URL : https://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/9434

Renowned Syrian-born Palestinian translator Saleh Almani passed away on Tuesday, December 3, in the Spanish city of Valencia at the age of 70.

Almani was born in Hums province, in Syria, on 1949 and earned a diploma in Spanish literature. He worked as a translator at the Embassy of Cuba in Damascus, at the Palestinian News Agency, and later at the Syrian Ministry of Culture and the Syrian General Authority. He was a member of the Arab Writers Union in Syria and actively contributed to several translation workshops.

He translated a plethora of Latin literary works into Arabic, most notably “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”, which are landmark novels by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.

Short URL : https://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/9434