Luis Sepúlveda

3rd Annual Music For Rome Foundation - Philosophy Festival "Encounter with Luis Sepulveda"

Sepúlveda in 2008, photo by

Date of Birth: October 4, 1949

Place of Birth: Ovalle, Limarí Province, Chile

Date of Death: April 16, 2020

Place of Death: Oviedo, Asturias, Spain

Ethnicity: Chilean [Spanish, Mapuche Indigenous]

Luis Sepúlveda was a Chilean writer, film director, journalist, and political activist. He resided in Gijón, Spain.

He was the son of Irma Calfucura and José Sepúlveda, a militant of the Chilean Communist Party. His mother’s background was Mapuche Indigenous. Luis was married to Carmen Yáñez, and had six children.

Luis’s paternal grandfather was named Gerardo Sepúlveda Tapia. Gerardo was from Andulusia, Spain.

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    I expected him in front page

  2. andrew says:

    Son of Luis Sepúlveda and Irma Calfucura, who is/was of Mapuche Native American background.

    Luis’s paternal grandfather, Gerardo Sepúlveda Tapia, was from Andulusia, Spain.

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