Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

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Banquet Speech

As the Laureate was unable to be present at the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, December 10, 1970, the speech was read by Karl Ragnar Gierow, Permanent Secretary of The Swedish Academy

Speech in Russian


From Les Prix Nobel en 1970, Editor Wilhelm Odelberg, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 1971


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