Derek Walcott

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Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott

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."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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