Fernán Caballero





Fernán Caballero


Born
in Morges, Switzerland
December 24, 1796

Died
April 07, 1877

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Fernán Caballero, pseudonym of Cecilia Francisca Josefa Böhl de Faber y Ruiz de Larrea, wrote about the folklore of rural Andalusia.

Her father was Johann Niklaus Böhl von Faber, a German businessman who converted to Roman Catholicism and moved the family in 1813 to Andalusia, his wife's native land.

In 1816 Cecilia married Antonio Planells, an infantry officer who was killed in action just a year later.

In 1822 she married the Marqués de Arco Hermoso. He died in 1835, leaving Cecilia widowed for a second time.

In 1837 she married a much younger man, Antonio de Ayala, who committed suicide in 1859.

Cecilia had to publish her writings to help her desperate situation and improve her income. Her first and best-known novel, "La gaviota" was a gre
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