Miguel Torga

Miguel Torga

Name Miguel Torga
Profession Poet
Date of Birth 1907-08-12
Place of Birth Portugal
Age 87 yrs
Death Date 1995-01-17
Birth Sign Leo

About Miguel Torga

Prominent Portuguese fiction writer, poet, and playwright of the Twentieth Century who was nominated several times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. His most famous works include Contos da Montanha, O Outro Livro de Job, and Bichos.

Early Life Experience of Miguel Torga

He studied medicine at the University of Coimbra, graduating in 1933. He published his first poetry collection, Ansiedade, in 1928.

Trivia Info

He published two travelogues during the 1950s.

Family Life and Relationship

His Belgian wife, Andree Crabbe, was a teacher. The couple became parents to a daughter named Clara.

Close Associates

He and R.S. Thomas were both nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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