Tomaž Šalamun

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Tomaž Šalamun
2005
2005
Born(1941-07-04)July 4, 1941
Zagreb, Independent State of Croatia
DiedDecember 27, 2014(2014-12-27) (aged 73)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
OccupationPoet
LanguageSlovene
NationalitySlovenian
Alma materUniversity of Ljubljana
Literary movementNeo-avant-garde
Notable awardsPushcart Prize, Prešeren Fund Award, European Prize for Poetry
SpouseMetka Krašovec

Tomaž Šalamun (July 4, 1941 – December 27, 2014) was a Slovenian poet. He was a leading name of postwar neo-avant-garde poetry in Central Europe[1] and internationally acclaimed absurdist.[2]

Šalamun died on 27 December 2014 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, aged 73.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Colm Tóibín (2004) The comet's trail, Guardian
  2. Martín López-Vega (2013)La poesía total de Tomaz Salamun, El Cultural
  3. "Umrl je Tomaž Šalamun". www.delo.si. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  4. "Poslovil se je Tomaž Šalamun, ikonoklast slovenske poezije". Prvi interaktivni multimedijski portal, MMC RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 27 December 2014.

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