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Tomaž Šalamun
2005
2005
Born (1941-07-04)July 4, 1941
Zagreb, Independent State of Croatia
Died December 27, 2014(2014-12-27) (aged 73)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Occupation Poet
Language Slovene
Nationality Slovenian
Alma mater University of Ljubljana
Literary movement Neo-avant-garde
Notable awards Pushcart Prize, Prešeren Fund Award, European Prize for Poetry
Spouse Metka Krašovec

Tomaž Šalamun (July 4, 1941 – December 27, 2014) was a Slovenian poet. He was a leading name of postwar neo-avant-garde poetry in Central Europe and internationally acclaimed absurdist.

Šalamun died on 27 December 2014 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, aged 73.


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