Eugenio Montale


Eugenio Montale

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Eugenio Montale
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1975

Born: 12 October 1896, Genoa, Italy

Died: 12 September 1981, Milan, Italy

Residence at the time of the award: Italy

Prize motivation: "for his distinctive poetry which, with great artistic sensitivity, has interpreted human values under the sign of an outlook on life with no illusions."

Language: Italian

Prize share: 1/1

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