The Televisa network reported the death earlier in the day
, saying it had spoken with Fiallo’s daughter
. The legendary writer was
96. The cause of her death was not immediately available
“mother of the Latin American soap opera
,” Delia Fiallo wrote more than
40 radio and television works
Among her original works and later adapted by herself or by others are “Cristal,” “Esmeralda,” “La Zulianita,” en “María del Mar.”
The productions based on her works were seen in millions of homes around the world.
“A telenovela is basically about sentiment
,” sy het vertel Verskeidenheid
in 1996. “If you don’t make the public cry
, you won’t achieve anything.
Her novels were adapted throughout two continents, from the US to Argentina, passing through countries such as Mexico and Colombia.