Salvatore Quasimodo
(1901-1968)

Died aged c. 67

Salvatore Quasimodo (Italian: [salvaˈtoːre kwaˈziːmodo]; August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968) was an Italian novelist and poet. In 1959 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times". Along with Giuseppe Ungaretti and Eugenio Montale, he is one of the foremost Italian poets of the 20th century.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

In queste stanze aperte al sole della vita memore della felicita antica che sempre ispiro la sua poesia il premio nobel Salvatore Quasimodo meridionale d'Italia uomo del creato di terra e d'acque s'ebbe morte prematura tra Giovani Poeti che con lui convitavano alle muse Alfonso Gatto Detto Amalfi 28.XII.1968

Via Salvatore Quasimodo (near tunnel exit), Amalfi, Italy where they was (1968)