Alfonso Sastre

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Alfonso Sastre (20 February 1926 – 17 September 2021) was a Spanish playwright, essayist, and critic. He was part of the Generation of '36 movement. He was a critic of censorship during the Francisco Franco dictatorship. His best known plays include Death Squad (1953), The Gag (1954), Death Thrust (1960), and Tragicomedy of the Gypsy Celestina (1984). He was born in Madrid.

Sastre died in Hondarribia, Spain on 17 September 2021, at the age of 95.[1]

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