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Nicanor Parra (1914-2008) was a Chilean poet, mathematician and physicist, originally from southern Chile who studied Physics and Mathematics at the University of Chile, then at Brown University and finally at the University of Oxford. He was the older brother of the Parra family, dedicated to music and literature. He published his first book of poetry, Songbook with no name, At 23 years old. He is considered the creator of antipoetry and has been listed as one of the best poets in the West. Throughout his life he received numerous recognitions such as the National Prize for Literature (1969) and the Miguel de Cervantes Prize (2011), in addition to having been a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature on more than one occasion. Throughout his life, he made poems (Poems and antipoems, 1954), anthologies, catalogs, visual exhibitions (Public Works, 2006) and collaborations with different artists such as Enrique Lihn, Pablo Neruda, Violeta Parra and Alejandro Jodorowsky, among others. In the 1980s, still in dictatorship, the artist began in political environmentalism, an interest that would last until he was 103 years old, the age at which he died.