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Fallecimiento del matador de toros Miguel Báez Espuny «El Litri»

Miguel Báez Espuny was born in Gandía on 5 october 1930, member of one of the wants onubenses dynasties. After a successful career as a matador, took the alternative on 12 october 1950, in the Plaza de toros de Valencia, cutting ears and two four bobtailing at work godfather, Joaquín Rodríguez Cagancho and acting as a witness Julio Aparicio. Its confirmation in sales, on 17 may 1951, acting as a godfather Pepe Luis Vázquez and as a witness Antonio Welcome. Achieved important successes in the squares of sales, Seville and Valencia inter alia, highlighting the four ears cut in Madrid in the run of Charity of 1951. His Final appearance as bullfighter was on 26 september 1987, on the occasion of the alternative of her son in the french square of Nimes.

In 1998, he was awarded the medal of merit of fine arts and in 2000, the municipality of Huelva awarded title of adoptive song of the city. In 2007 the Junta de andalucia awarded the medal of Andalusia and in 2010 receives the golden medal, awarded by the Provincial deputation of Huelva "as a representative of a dynasty of bullfighters onubenses who have been ambassadors of the province of Huelva worldwide".

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