Odysseus Elytis

Odysseus Elytis

November 02, 1911 – March 18, 1996

Odysseus Elytis (Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, oðiˈseas eˈlitis, pen name of Odysseus Alepoudellis, Οδυσσέας Αλεπουδέλλης; 2 November 1911 – 18 March 1996) was regarded as a major exponent of romantic modernism in Greece and the world. In 1979 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.