Salvador Espriu

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Date of Birth July 10, 1913
Place of Birth Spain
Date of Death Feb 22, 1985 (71)
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Salvador Espriu

Salvador Espriu i Castelló was a Catalan poet of Spanish citizenship who wrote most of his works in Catalan.

Born: Jul 10, 1913, Santa Coloma de Farners, Catalonia, Spain
Died: Feb 22, 1985, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Occupation: Playwright, poet, novelist
Literary movement: Noucentisme, satire
Notable works: Ariadna al Laberint Grotesc, Cementiri de Sinera, Una altra Fedra, si us plau
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About Salvador Espriu

Spanish, Catalan-language poet, dramatist, and novelist who published La pell de brau in 1960. His other well-known works include Aspectes and Llibre de Sinera.

Before Fame

He studied ancient history and law at the University of Barcelona.


He was associated with a Catalan, anti-modernist literary movement known as Noucentisme.

Family Life

He was the son of a lawyer and spent his childhood mostly in Barcelona and Arenys de Mar.


He was, according to literary critic Harold Bloom, a superb author who should have been awarded the Nobel Prize in poetry.

Information related to Salvador Espriu

  • Catalan literature - Catalan literature is the name conventionally used to refer to literature written in the Catalan language.
  • Premi d'Honor de les Lletres Catalanes winners
  • Catalan-language poets
  • Catalan poets
  • Catalan-language writers
  • 20th-century Spanish poets
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