Irish writer and poet Seamus Heaney, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, died Friday at the age of 74, his family said.
Nobel prize-winning Irish poet and writer Seamus Heaney at the official opening of Queens University's McClay Library in Belfast on July 6, 2010. Heaney, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 74, his family said Friday.
One of the English language's leading poets, Heaney passed away in a Dublin hospital following a brief illness.
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