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Salvatore Quasimodo

Salvatore Quasimodo
Personal information
Birth date20 August 1901
Place of birthModica, Sicily
Date of death14 June 1968(age 66)
Death placeNaples, Italy
Literary movementHermeticism (poetry)
Nobel Prize In Literature

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Salvatore Quasimodo (-itsalva'tore kwa'zimɔdo; August 20, 1901 - June 14, 1968) was an Italian author and poet. In 1959 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times". Along with Giuseppe Ungaretti and Eugenio Montale, he is one of the foremost Italian poets of the 20th century.

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