Personalities: Salvador Espriu stamp from Andorra

The Post of Andorra has issued a stamp to celebrate the centennial of Salvador Espriu (1913-1985), famous Catalan poet who wrote in the Catalan language.

Translated into several languages, Espriu's work has obtained international recognition, most notably the Montaigne prize (1971). He was also given the Award of Honour of Catalan Letters (1972), the Ignasi Iglesias prize (1980), the City of Barcelona Prize (1982) and the Gold Medal of the Generalitat de Catalunya (1982). He was awarded honorary doctor's degrees by the universities of Toulouse and Barcelona.

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