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Edith Grossman

Portrait of translator Edith Grossman
Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan

Edith Grossman

Edith Grossman (1936–2023) began working as a professional translator in 1972, and a full-time translator in 1990. Her translations of writers such as Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Carlos Fuentes are contemporary classics. Her translation of Don Quixote is widely considered a masterpiece. 

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Edith Grossman is seated and looks away from the camera toward the stage.
Edith Grossman at the 2019 WWB Gala. Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan