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Carilda Oliver Labra

Carilda Oliver Labra (6 July 1922 – 29 August 2018) was a Cuban poet. She was born in Matanzas.

Oliver Labra studied law at the University of Havana. She was known as one of the most influential Cuban poets.

Oliver Labra won many national and international prizes including the National Poetry Prize (1950), National Literature Award (1997) and the José de Vasconcelos International Prize (2002). Me desordeno, amor, me desordeno might be her most famous poem.

Oliver Labra died of pneumonia in Matanzas on 29 August 2018, aged 96.

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