The Spanish poet Martí Soler, founder of the Siglo XXI publishing house, dies in Mexico

Among his works, he highlights the title "Variations of Voice and Body", a book of poetry about everyday life, love and nature

The Spanish poet Martí Soler Vinyes, founder of the Mexican publishing house Siglo XXI, died this Sunday at the age of 84 at his home in Mexico City, the Culture Secretariat of Mexico reported today. Soler, who was born in 1934 in Gavà (Spain) and arrived in Mexico in 1947, was in charge of the editions of the publisher Fondo de Cultura Económica (FCE) from 1959 to 1966 and in 1966 he founded the publishing house Siglo XXI, the Ministry said in a statement. The editorial Siglo XXI expressed its condolences for the death of Soler, whom they described as "trainer of several generations of publishers and key figure in the history" of the publishing house.

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