Juan Ramón Jiménez


Juan Ramón Jiménez

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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: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Prize motivation: "for his lyrical poetry, which in Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity."

Language: Spanish

Prize share: 1/1

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