Anthony Hecht

Poet, Author

1923 – 2004

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Who was Anthony Hecht?

Anthony Evan Hecht was an American poet. His work combined a deep interest in form with a passionate desire to confront the horrors of 20th century history, with the Second World War, in which he fought, and the Holocaust being recurrent themes in his work.

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Born
Jan 16, 1923
New York City
Also known as
  • Anthony Evan Hecht
Ethnicity
  • Jewish American
  • German American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Master of Arts, Columbia University
    ( - 1950)
  • Bard College
  • Kenyon College
  • Horace Mann School
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.
    ( - 2004/10/20)
Died
Oct 20, 2004
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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