Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) is even over 40 years after his death one of the most important Latin American poets. Now, in a manuscript collection of 20 unpublished poems have been discovered. As the Pablo Neruda Foundation in Santiago de Chile announced that the unknown poems were unearthed at a cataloging of the stock. They date from the period after 1956. Neruda was awarded the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature.