The Nobel Prize in Literature 1976
Born: 10 June 1915, Montreal, Canada
Died: 5 April 2005, Brookline, MA, USA
Residence at the time of the award: USA
Prize motivation: "for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work."
Prize share: 1/1
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