Juan Jimenez

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Birthday
23, 1881
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
May 29, 1958 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1881
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
May 29, 1958 (76)

About

Spanish poet and author whose works include Sonetos espirituales, 1914–1916 and Voces de mi copla. He was the 1956 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Before Fame

He obtained his law degree from the University of Seville.

Trivia

He went into exile in Puerto Rico during the Spanish Civil War and later taught Spanish Language and Literature at the University of Puerto Rico.

Family Life

He was married to Zenobia Camprubi, who died of ovarian cancer in 1956.

Associated With

He and Wislawa Szymborska were both recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature.