Tassos Denegris

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1934 – 2009

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Who was Tassos Denegris?

Tassos Denegris, born in Athens in 1934, was one of Greece's best known living poets.

He published six collections of poetry and translated into Greek work by, among others Borges and Octavio Paz. His own work has been translated into many languages, including French, Hungarian, Portuguese and Spanish.

In 1975 Tassos Denegris was a fellow at the international writing program at the University of Iowa and 1993 he was an invited guest at the Cambridge poetry festival. He has also given readings of his work in Belgrade, New Delhi, Strasburg, Tübingen, Colombia, and in 1998 was on of gathering of "Poets of the World" who met in Lima. He died on 7 February 2009.

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Born
1934
Athens
Nationality
  • Greece
Profession
Died
Feb 7, 2009
Athens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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