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Jaime Sabines

Age: 72

Mexican poet who was considered one of the best in the Spanish language. A master of imagery, his several awards included the Chiapas Prize (1959) and the National Letters (1983). He also served as a congressman from 1976 to 1979 and in 1988.

Died: Mexico City, March 19, 1999

S - ZEdmond Safra