A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Tragedy in the Bullring,” 24 June 1983

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Tragedy in the Bullring,” 24 June 1983 »

9 Jun, 2019
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There has always been a lot of talk about the injustices and indignities the “poor bull” has to suffer. But what about the Man? Matador Curro Vazquez suffered a tremendous goring during the San Isidro Fair, resulting in the severing of the femoral artery. Had this occurred in a smaller ring, a provincial town, Curro would not be around to talk about it. Manuel Granero was killed instantly in the plaza of Madrid on May 7th 1922. . .

THE GORE AND GLORY OF SPANISH CORRIDA,1986

THE GORE AND GLORY OF SPANISH CORRIDA,1986 »

15 Jun, 2016
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The entire plaza groaned in horror when Emilio Muñoz’s first bull made an unexpected charge and the matador turned, with capote in hand, to flee in helpless confusion

SPAIN TODAY: The Goring, the Head, and Gramps

SPAIN TODAY: The Goring, the Head, and Gramps »

12 Aug, 2015
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Three Spaniards, three professions, three ways