Salvatore Quasimodo

Author/Poet Salvatore Quasimodo Full Name: Salvatore Quasimodo
Nationality: Italian

Profession: Author/Poet
Why Famous: 1959 Nobel Prize in Literature - for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times.

Born: August 20, 1901
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Modica, Italy

Died: June 14, 1968 (aged 66)