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Seamus Heaney Dies

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The New York Times | BREAKING NEWS ALERT
BREAKING NEWS Friday, August 30, 2013 7:52 AM EDT
Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize-Winning Irish Poet, Dies at 74

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Seamus Heaney in 1995.

Seamus Heaney, a widely celebrated Irish poet who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995, died at a hospital in Dublin on Friday after a short illness, according to a statement issued on behalf of his family. He was 74.
Mr. Heaney, who was born in Northern Ireland but moved to Dublin in his later years, is recognized as one of the major poets of the 20th century.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, and his children, Christopher, Michael and Catherine Ann.

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