The Nobel Prize in Literature 1992
Born: 23 January 1930, Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: 17 March 2017, Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia
Residence at the time of the award: Saint Lucia
Prize motivation: "for a poetic oeuvre of great luminosity, sustained by a historical vision, the outcome of a multicultural commitment."
Prize share: 1/1
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