This page contains ideas, information, and materials for teaching and learning about famous people in Spanish.


Artists



Historical Figures


GrandesPersonasDeLaHistoria.JPG - A site designed for children that contains biographies of famous people

Simón Bolívar



Interviews


Ddoosslogo.gif - A site from Spain that contains transcripts in Spanish of interviews conducted with famous artists (Pablo Picasso), politicians (such as Barak Obama), writers (such as Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar, Umberto Eco, Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Juan Rulfo, and other cultural figures (Michel Foucault, Sigmund Freud, etc.).


Musicians



Poetry


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- Library of poetry read aloud by the authors (or by others)