David Gistau is confirmed dead at the age of 49.
David was best known as a Spanish TV writer and novelist.
Death was likely due to brain injury.
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David Gistau
Born(1970-06-19)June 19, 1970
Died(2020-02-09)February 9, 2020
Madrid
NationalitySpanish
Alma materUniversidad Complutense de Madrid
OccupationJournalist, scriptwriter and novelist
Years active1997-2019
EmployerLa Razón (1997-2004)
El Mundo (2005-2013)
ABC (2013-2018)
El Mundo (since 2018)
David Gistau Retes (19 June 1970 – 9 February 2020) was a Spanish journalist, scriptwriter and novelist.
Contents
1 Career
2 Published books
3 Personal life
4 References
Career
After finishing his journalism studies at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Gistau worked for several major Spanish publications, like La Razón, ABC and El Mundo. In his later years, he primarily wrote as a columnist, earning him an appreciable degree of public notoriety.
Published books
A que no hay huevos (2004)
La España de Zetapé (2005)
¿Qué nos estás haciendo, ZP? (2007)
Ruido de fondo (2008)
Golpes bajos (2017)
Gente que se fue (2019)
Personal life
A father of three sons and a daughter, Gistau died on 9 February 2020 after what had seemed like a fairly smooth recovery from a brain injury he had sustained while training at a boxing gym in November 2019.
Following his passing, many public figures such as political leaders Pedro Sánchez and Pablo Casado, as well as fellow authors Arturo Pérez-Reverte and Manuel Jabois and the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, offered their condolences.
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