Derek Walcott

  • Born: January 23, 1930
  • Died: March 17, 2017
  • Location: Castries


Nobel Prize-winning poet from the Caribbean…

Derek Walcott, a native of St. Lucia who won a Nobel prize for poetry about the Caribbean, died on Friday, March 17, 2017, following a period of ill health. He was 87. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.