Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "The Riddle of Shakespeare"
This article is about the annual Shakespeare Birthday lecture. For other articles about Shakespeare's Birthday, see Shakespeare's Birthday (disambiguation).
This was a lecture given by Jorge Luis Borges on 23 April 1976, in the Presidential Ballroom of the Stattler-Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC.
Lecturer: Jorges Luis Borges was an Argentine writer who excelled in genres from poetry to essays, as well as working extensively as a translator, screenwriter, and lecturer. At the time of the 1976 Birthday Lecture, Borges was an instructor at the University of Buenos Aires and director of the Argentine National Library. Borges died in 1986.