The Nobel Prize in Literature 1922
Born: 12 August 1866, Madrid, Spain
Died: 14 July 1954, Madrid, Spain
Residence at the time of the award: Spain
Prize motivation: "for the happy manner in which he has continued the illustrious traditions of the Spanish drama."
Prize share: 1/1
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