Death of the Nobel Prize for literature Derek Walcott
|Famed playwright, considered one of the best poets of the Caribbean, had a style influenced by the cultural mix in your family. | Photo: Reuters|
The Nobel Prize for literature in 1992, Derek Walcott, died Friday at age 87, after coping with a long illness.
Said the newspaper St. Lucia Times, the family of the famous poet and playwright confirmed his death in the island of St. Lucia, an island in the Lesser Antilles, where it came from.
> Birth of the unforgettable Gabriel García Márquez Nacido in 1930, Walcott was one of the major poets of the Caribbean, according to critics. Among the works that earned him the distinction are “The author of dream on monkey mountain”, “The testament of Arkansas”, “Omeros” or “The fortunate Traveler”.
On 8 October 1992, the Swedish Academy of letters decided to award the Nobel Prize of literature and, shortly thereafter, the Unesco announced his appointment as a member of the World Commission of culture and development. His work, composed of poetry and plays, is influenced by their Caribbean origins and the blending of cultures and races that took his family.
#ULTIMAHORA: #DerekWalcott, the Nobel Prize winning Caribbean poet, dies at age 87, says his family pic.twitter.com/9pxoRJ9YDu – AP shows (@AP_Espectaculos) 17 of March of 2017 also, Walcott was a prominent professor and worked at universities like Harvard University or Boston University. It also has among its works with more than 15 books and about thirty plays.