Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney Dies at 74

BY Margaret Myers  August 30, 2013 at 7:06 PM EST

World-renowned poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney died at age 74 in his native Ireland after a brief illness. Jeffrey Brown looks back on an interview he did with the poet two years ago, when Heaney reflected on his life and work and read a section from his poem, “Album.”

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