1842-1907, say all the biographies, which also list him as the writer of the successful comedy, Cada mochuelo a su olivo.
So how is it that, according to El clamor público of October 10 1844, on Thursday October 3 1844 the Teatro del Balon in Cádiz premiered a new comedy in one act entitled Cada Mochuelo á su Olivo? “Los chistes de que está salpicado su diálogo, y la gracia, originalidad y enredo del argumento agradaron mucho al público, que llamó a la escena á su autor don Fermín Salvochea.” And by 1845 it was in print.
Not bad for a toddler.
The lives of Salvochea make great reading for sceptics who wonder whether socialism and anarchism were neo-Christian religions. Saint Bakunin, anyone?
Mariano over at Liberalismo.org has been translating various pertinent texts into Spanish. His latest gem is a chapter entitled Inversión (Investment)
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