Frédéric Mistral

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Frédéric Mistral

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Frédéric Mistral

Born: 8 September 1830, Maillane, France

Died: 25 March 1914, Maillane, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "in recognition of the fresh originality and true inspiration of his poetic production, which faithfully reflects the natural scenery and native spirit of his people, and, in addition, his significant work as a Provençal philologist."

Language: Occitan

Prize share: 1/2

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