Adam Zagajewski

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Adam Zagajewski
Adam Zagajewski in 2014
Adam Zagajewski in 2014
Born(1945-06-21)21 June 1945
Lwów, Poland
Died21 March 2021(2021-03-21) (aged 75)
Kraków, Poland
Occupation
  • Poet
  • essayist
  • translator
NationalityPolish
Alma materJagiellonian University
Notable awards

Adam Zagajewski (21 June 1945 – 21 March 2021) was a Polish poet, novelist, translator, and essayist. He was awarded the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. He was thought to be a leading poet of the Generation of '68, or Polish New Wave (Polish: Nowa fala), and one of Poland's most well known contemporary poets.[1]

Zagajewski died on 21 March 2021 at the age of 75 in Krakow.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Adam Zagajewski – Poet". Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  2. Viatteau, Michel (21 March 2021). "Adam Zagajewski: Poland's unassuming 'poet of 9/11'". Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  3. https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/acclaimed-polish-poet-adam-zagajewski-dies-age-75-76603482