Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1995
Seamus Heaney

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Seamus Heaney - Facts

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Born: 13 April 1939, Casteldàwson, Northern Ireland

Died: 30 August 2013, Dublin, Ireland

Residence at the time of the award: Ireland

Prize motivation: "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past"

Field: poetry

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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