WRITER

Salvatore Quasimodo

1901 - 1968

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Salvatore Quasimodo (Italian: [salvaˈtoːre kwaˈziːmodo]; August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968) was an Italian poet and translator. In 1959, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvatore Quasimodo has received more than 152,161 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Salvatore Quasimodo is the 844th most popular writer (down from 797th in 2019), the 946th most popular biography from Italy (down from 895th in 2019) and the 65th most popular Italian Writer.

Salvatore Quasimodo is most famous for his novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 844 out of 5,794Before him are Solomon Northup, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Theognis of Megara, Patrick White, Machado de Assis, and Joannes Zonaras. After him are Sidonius Apollinaris, André Bazin, Aelius Donatus, James Jones, Rubén Darío, and Issei Sagawa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1901, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 50Before him are Jascha Heifetz, Milada Horáková, Lee Strasberg, Itzhak Stern, Henri Lefebvre, and Jaroslav Seifert. After him are Walter Hallstein, Zhang Xueliang, José Nasazzi, Vincent du Vigneaud, José Leandro Andrade, and Luis Monti. Among people deceased in 1968, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 26Before him are Erwin Panofsky, Pitirim Sorokin, Kees van Dongen, Neal Cassady, Henry Hallett Dale, and Corneille Heymans. After him are Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, José Nasazzi, Kirill Meretskov, Vasily Sokolovsky, Giovanni Messe, and Ivan Ribar.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 946 out of 4,088Before him are Scipione del Ferro (1465), Erasmo of Narni (1370), Nina Ricci (1883), Beatrice Cenci (1577), Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5), and Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822). After him are Tigellinus (10), Nicola Porpora (1686), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Giovanna of Italy (1907), Rocco Siffredi (1964), and Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 65Before him are Andrea Camilleri (1925), Vittoria Colonna (1490), Curzio Malaparte (1898), Cesare Pavese (1908), Arrigo Boito (1842), and Theognis of Megara (-570). After him are Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Pietro Bembo (1470), Venantius Fortunatus (530), Gaius Lucilius (-180), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), and Giambattista Marino (1569).