Slavko Mihalic - Laureat 2002

He was born in Karlovac on 16 March 1928 and died on 5 February 2007. He was the most prominent individual in the contemporary Croatian poetry, who with a rich poetic vocabulary, with a new metaphor and convincing words speaks of the direct problems of everyday life. He is honest and convincing while singing of the personal and social motifs, as well as while practicing complex philosophic themes. Works: Chamber Music, 1954; Road in non-existence; 1956; Generous Exile, 1959; Season, 1961; The Last Supper, 1969; Silent Pyres, 1985; Velvet Woman, 1993; Accordeon, 2000

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