José Echegaray


José Echegaray y Eizaguirre

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José Echegaray y Eizaguirre
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1904

Born: 19 April 1832, Madrid, Spain

Died: 4 September 1916, Madrid, Spain

Residence at the time of the award: Spain

Prize motivation: "in recognition of the numerous and brilliant compositions which, in an individual and original manner, have revived the great traditions of the Spanish drama."

Language: Spanish

Prize share: 1/2

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