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country of citizenship: Germany
occupation: writer, translator, poet, university teacher
award received: Georg Büchner Prize, Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts, Samuel-Bogumil-Linde prize, Berliner Literaturpreis, Friedrich Nietzsche Prize, Nicolas-Born-Preis für Lyrik, Peter-Huchel-Preis, Tomas Tranströmerpriset
Durs Grünbein (born 9 October 1962, in Dresden) is a German poet and essayist.
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