Ciril Zlobec

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Ciril Zlobec
Ciril Zlobec (April 2005)
Ciril Zlobec (April 2005)
Born(1925-07-04)4 July 1925
Ponikve, Kingdom of Italy (now in Slovenia)
Died24 August 2018(2018-08-24) (aged 93)
OccupationPoet, writer, journalist, translator, politician
Literary movementIntimism
Notable worksPesmi štirih, Najina oaza, Glas
Notable awardsPrešeren Foundation Award
1965 for his poetry collection Najina oaza
Prešeren Award
1982 for his poetry collection Glas
Veronika Award
2000 for Samo ta dan imam

Ciril Zlobec (4 July 1925 – 24 August 2018) was a Slovene poet, writer, translator, journalist and former politician. He was best known for his poems and published several volumes of poetry.[1]

In 1990 he became a member of the Presidency of Slovenia at a critical time for Slovene independence.[2]

In the 1970s and 1980s, he was the editor of the intellectual and cultural journal Sodobnost.

Zlobec died on 24 August 2018 at the age of 93.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Archived from the original on 19 September 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. Slovenska Pomlad (Slovenian Spring) site, National Museum of Contemporary History Archived 5 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "STA: Poet Ciril Zlobec dies, aged 93". english.sta.si. Retrieved 24 August 2018.