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Wisława Szymborska
The Poet and the World, Nobel Lecture, December 7, 1996

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Born: July 2, 1923

Died: February 1, 2012 (aged 88)

Nationality: Polish

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Wisława Szymborska-Włodek was a Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Prowent, which has since become part of Kórnik, she later resided in Kraków until the end of her life. She was described as a Mozart of Poetry.

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