Günter Grass

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Günter Grass

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Günter Grass
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1999

Born: 16 October 1927, Danzig (now Gdansk), Free City of Danzig (now Poland)

Died: 13 April 2015, Lübeck, Germany

Residence at the time of the award: Federal Republic of Germany

Prize motivation: "whose frolicsome black fables portray the forgotten face of history."

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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