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St. Lucia News Online wishes both our Nobel Laureates, Sir William Arthur Lewis and Hon. Derek Walcott a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
What a coincidence it is to have both our Laureates born on the same day 🙂
Derek Alton Walcott, OBE OCC (born 23 January 1930) is a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He is currently professor of poetry at the University of Essex. His works include the Homeric epic poem, Omeros.
Sir William Arthur Lewis (January 23, 1915 – June 15, 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development. In 1979 he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. – Wikipedia