Pablo Neruda's Historic First Reading in the US (1966)
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- Author: Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973
"Few public figures of the 20th century are as dear to the hearts and minds of Latin America as Chilean poet Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto — AKA Pablo Neruda. He became famous for his writing before he was 20 years old and he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. In between, he wrote surrealist poems, Whitmanesque epics and political manifestos. Fellow Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Marquez called him “the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language.” -full description available at: https://www.openculture.com/2014/06/pablo-nerudas-historic-first-reading-in-the-us-1966.html.
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