Màrius Sampere (Barcelona, 1928) is a poet. His first collection, L’home i el límit, earned him the prestigious Carles Riba poetry prize in 1963. Through the seventies and the eighties he won several awards and his books werepublished regularly. From the 90s onwards his work recieves institutional recognition and popular acclaim, as he recieves such accolades as the Serra d’Or Critics’ award for Subllum (2000) or the Premi de la Crítica, the Ciutat de Barcelona and the Nacional de Cultura awards. In 2010 he is awarded the Premi Jaume Fuster, chosen by Catalan writers.