Juan Ramón Jiménez
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1956
Born: 24 December 1881, Moguer, Spain
Died: 29 May 1958, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Residence at the time of the award: Spain
Prize motivation: "for his lyrical poetry, which in Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity."
(domiciled in Puerto Rico, USA)
Prize share: 1/1
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