Cuban sf writer Angel Arango died 19 February 2013 in Miami, Florida, where he was living with one of his sons (he left Cuba in 2009). Born in Havana on 25 March 1926, he was one of the founders of Cuban sf with his landmark debut collection A dónde van los cefalomos? (Where Do the Cephalhoms Go?, 1964). His other significant collections include El planeta negro (The Black Planet, 1966) and Robotomaquia (Robotomachy, 1967). He was also known for four novels in one saga: Transparencia (Transparency, 1982), Coyuntura (Conjuncture, 1984), Sider (1994), and La columna bífida (Bifid Column, 2011). He non-fiction book Ciencia Ficción: categorías y conceptos y otros (Science Fiction: Categories and Concepts and Others) appeared last year 2012.
He earned a Doctor of Civil Law from the University of Havana in 1949, with a specialty in aviation law, and worked in aviation law, writing many articles.
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