Antonio Domínguez Olano

Pseudonym: Antonio D. Olano
Category: Journalist and writer
Birth Date: 25th May 1938 († 29th december 2012)
Birth Place: Vilalba (Lugo)

He worked in the newspapers La Noche, Correo Gallego, El Alcázar, Pueblo, Sábado Gráfico, ABC, Gaceta Ilustrada, La Codorniz, etc.

 Work & Activities

As a playwright, he gave a first performance to thirty plays in Spain and other countries (Locos por la democracia; Madrid. Pecado moral; Las divinas; Cara al sol con la chaqueta nueva, etc). He also published the novels Los hombres se visten de plata and La España del buitre. He was a war correspondent in several countries and collaborated in the radio station 'Cadena SER' for forty years. He was a scriptwriter, poet and biographer. He was a friend of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. He was also a bullfighting commentator and chronicler in Madrid. Together with his teacher Borobó, he wrote the theatre version of La Bella Otero and collaborated in many newspapers and weekly papers in Galicia, Barcelona and Madrid.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He travelled all around the world and was awarded the medal of the Xunta de Galicia. Together with the singer Juan Pardo, he made musical comedies and collaborated in 'Galicia miña nai dos dous mares' with poems by Cabanillas, Curros, Rosalía and poems of his. He was also awarded 'Antonio Machado' Prize for his story book Trenes.