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Barbara Probst Solomon

Born: Dec 3, 1928

Death: Jan 1, 1967

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Barbara Probst Solomon

Date of Birth : Dec 3, 1928
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1967
Birth Place : New York City

Barbara Probst Solomon is an American author, essayist and journalist. Her published works include two novels, two volumes of memoirs, and a book of collected essays. Solomon is the United States cultural correspondent for Spain's "newspaper-of-record", El Pais of Madrid. Most recently, Solomon has been awarded the 25th Francisco Cerecedo Prize by the Association of European Journalists in Spain. The prize, which comes with an award of $36,000, is the most prestigious journalism prize in that country, and Solomon is the first North American to receive it. She accepted the award from Prince Felipe at a gala in Madrid. In January 2008, Solomon was part of President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero "dream team" of 14 international experts in Madrid, a team that included Professors Joseph Stiglitz, Jeremy Rifkin and Nicholas Stern. In 2007 Solomon received the United Nations/Women Together Award which pays tribute "to a group of women who share...a commitment to their work, and a devotion to making the world a better place.".


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