Nicanor Parra

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Nicanor Parra
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Born Nicanor Parra Sandoval
(1914-09-05)5 September 1914
San Fabián de Alico, Chile
Died 23 January 2018(2018-01-23) (aged 103)
La Reina, Chile
Occupation Poet
Signature
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Nicanor Parra Sandoval (5 September 1914 – 23 January 2018) was a Chilean poet, mathematician[source?] and physicist. He was considered to be an influential poet in Latin America and one of the most important poets of Spanish literature.[1] Parra had been nominated several times for a Nobel Prize in Literature.

Parra died on January 23, 2018, at 7:00 am, in La Reina, Chile, at the age of 103.[2]

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  1. Radio Universidad de Chile (Spanish)
  2. Otis, John (2018-01-23). "Nicanor Parra, Chile's eminent poet and 'anti-poet,' dies at 103". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-01-23.

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