Ernest Hemingway


Ernest Miller Hemingway

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Ernest Miller Hemingway
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954

Born: 21 July 1899, Oak Park, IL, USA

Died: 2 July 1961, Ketchum, ID, USA

Residence at the time of the award: USA

Prize motivation: "for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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