Calderón de la Barca Pedro
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Cal·de·rón de la Bar·ca(käl′də-rōn′ dā lə bär′kə, käl′thĕ-rōn′ thĕ lä bär′kä), Pedro 1600-1681.
Spanish playwright whose works, including Life Is a Dream (1635), are noted for their ingenious plots and polished language.
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