Biography of Joaquín Abati y Díaz (1865-1936)

Writer and lawyer from Madrid, author of more than 120 comic works and librettos for operettas, alone or in collaboration with Carlos Arniches and Enrique García Álvarez, Antonio step, Gregorio Martínez Sierra. His work is notable for the simplicity of the plot and colourful detail. His most important titles are: among doctors (1892), a hundred maidens (1907); with step you wrote dogs of prey (1909), the pride of Albacete (1916); with Arniches, the tears of the Trini (1918), the BRIC-a-BRAC (1931); with both and García Álvarez, he/she composed genius and figure (1910).