György Faludy

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György Faludy
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BornGyörgy Bernát József Leimdörfer
September 22, 1910
Budapest
DiedSeptember 1, 2006(2006-09-01) (aged 95)
Budapest
Resting placeKerepesi Cemetery
Occupation
  • Writer
  • poet
  • translator
LanguageHungarian
NationalityHungarian
CitizenshipHungarian, Canadian
EducationFasori Gimnázium
University of Vienna (1928–1930)
Humboldt University of Berlin (1930–31)
Notable worksMy Happy Days in Hell
Translations of Villon's ballads
Notable awardsKossuth Award
Years active1937–2006
SpouseZsuzsanna Szegő (1953–1963)
Katalin Fatime "Fanni" Kovács (2002–2006)
PartnerEric Johnson (1966–2002)
ChildrenAndrew Faludy

György Faludy (September 22, 1910 – September 1, 2006), sometimes anglicized as George Faludy, was a Hungarian-born poet, writer and translator.

Faludy died on September 1, 2006 in Budapest at the age of 95.[1] He was openly bisexual.[2]

Works[change | change source]

  • 1962: My Happy Days in Hell; reissued 1985, ISBN 0-00-217461-8; 2003, ISBN 963-206-584-0
  • 1966: City of Splintered Gods; translated by Flora Papastavrou
  • 1970: Erasmus of Rotterdam. ISBN 0-413-26990-6; 1971, ISBN 0-8128-1444-4
  • 1978: East and West: Selected Poems of George Faludy; edited by John Robert Colombo; with a profile of the poet by Barbara Amiel. Toronto: Hounslow Press ISBN 0-88882-025-9
  • 1983: George Faludy: Learn This Poem of Mine by Heart: sixty poems and one speech. ISBN 0-88882-060-7; edited by John Robert Colombo
  • 1985: George Faludy: Selected Poems 1933-80. ISBN 0-8203-0814-5, ISBN 0-8203-0809-9; edited by Robin Skelton
  • 1987: Corpses, Brats, and Cricket Music: Hullák, kamaszok, tücsökzene: poems. ISBN 0-919758-29-0
  • 1988: Notes From the Rainforest. ISBN 0-88882-104-2
  • 2006: Two for Faludy. ISBN 1-55246-718-X edited by John Robert Colombo

References[change | change source]

  1. Gomori, George (2006-09-08). "Obituary: Gyorgy Faludy". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-05-05.
  2. Gyorgy Faludy, The Economist, 14 September 2006

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