Publisher Javier Ruiz Portella has been given six months by a Barcelona court for stealing Francisco Rico’s edition of Carmina Burana. He won’t serve it because of his age (59), his past record and the nature of the offence. One wonders how an immigrant car-thief on his first offence would have fared. Ruiz Portella was subsidised by the Ministry of Culture, which bought 100 copies, and he sold 190. (Via JA Millán) So how is Rafael Ramos these days?
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