Abdel Rahmanelabdnudi

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Birthday
29, 1938
Birthplace
Egypt
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1938 (age 79)
Birthplace
Egypt

About

Poet and children's author who wrote in the Egyptian dialect, rather than in Classical Arabic. He is most famous for a poetry collection entitled Death on the Asphalt.

Before Fame

In his early adulthood, he was married to film director Attiyat El Abnoudy.

Trivia

Death on the Asphalt, his masterpiece work, was named one of the best 100 African literary works of the twentieth century.

Family Life

With his second wife, Nehal Kamal, he raised two children.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow African poet John Agard.