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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1959
Salvatore Quasimodo

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Salvatore Quasimodo - Facts

Salvatore Quasimodo

Salvatore Quasimodo

Born: 20 August 1901, Modica, Italy

Died: 14 June 1968, Naples, Italy

Residence at the time of the award: Italy

Prize motivation: "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times"

Field: poetry

Language: Italian

Prize share: 1/1

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