Derek Walcott

Death of Derek Walcott

January 23, 1930 - March 17, 2017
Castries | Age 87

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 Legacy.com, click here.