Nelly Sachs

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Nelly Sachs
Nelly Sachs, 1966
Nelly Sachs, 1966
BornLeonie Sachs
(1891-12-10)10 December 1891
Schöneberg, Germany
Died12 May 1970(1970-05-12) (aged 78)
Stockholm, Sweden
OccupationPoet, Playwright
NationalityGerman, Swedish
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature


Nelly Sachs (German pronunciation: [ˈnɛliː zaks] (audio speaker iconlisten); 10 December 1891 – 12 May 1970) was a German-Swedish poet and playwright. She is a Nobel Prize winner and of Jewish descent.

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