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Maria Àngels Anglada was born in Vic, near Barcelona, Spain, to a Catalan family passionate about music. She graduated from the University of Barcelona and began working as a professor of Classics. She translated texts from Latin and Greek to the Catalan language, and in 1972 started publishing her own novels, poetry, essays, and literary criticism in Catalan. She achieved fame with her first novel Les Closes (1978), which was awarded the Josep Pla Prize. She made ​​several trips to Italy and Greece, including to the island of Mytilene, which were a source of inspiration for her writings, which roamed through the places and themes of the ancient world.
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