Friday, September 05, 2008


Puerto Rican novelist Edgardo Vega Yunqué dead at 72

Puerto Rican writer Edgardo Vega Yunqué, who founded the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center in the lower East Side, has died, his literary agent said. He was 72.
The author of 17 novels, who was born in Cidra, Puerto Rico, and lived alone in Brooklyn, died at Lutheran Hospital on Aug. 25, the agent, Tom Colchie, said.
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