Hiag Akmakjian

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Akmakjian and his wife, September 2005

Hiag Akmakjian (July 17, 1926 – January 10, 2017) was an American writer, painter and photographer. He wrote several books including Snow Falling from a Bamboo Leaf: The Art of Haiku (1979), 30,000 Mornings (1999) and Cleo (2016).

Akmakjian was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. His parents were refugees of the Armenian Genocide. He was married to Margaret Akmakjian. They had a son, Nicolas.

Akmakjian died from lung cancer in Wales, at the age of 90.[1]

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  1. "Hiag Akmakjian Obituary". legacy.com. January 22, 2017. Retrieved February 11, 2017.