Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquess of Dalí of Púbol / /,; Catalan: [səlβ̞əˈð̞o dəˈli]; Spanish: [salβ̞aˈð̞oɾ daˈli]; 11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989) was a Spanish painter who became famous for the unusual images he used in his paintings. He was born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. He was a key figure in surrealist art.(
Dalí died of heart failure in Figueras. Salvador Dalí had a wife called Gala Dalí.
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- "Dalí". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.; "Dalí". Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
- Dalí's name varied over his life. His birth name was officially registered as Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí Doménech. His first names were in Spanish and his surnames castilianized despite being born in Catalonia, as at the time the Catalan language was banned from official acts. His complete name in Catalan is Salvador Domènec Felip Jacint Dalí i Domènech. In 1977 Catalan names were legalized, and he adopted the hybrid form. This form and the purely Spanish and Catalan forms can be seen in print today.
- Jean-Pierre Thiollet 2008. Carré d'Art : Barbey d'Aurevilly, Byron, Salvador Dalí, Hallier. Paris. ISBN 2350351890
- The Persistence of Memory Archived 2011-06-23 at the Wayback Machine on Authentic Society