Aliagha Vahid

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Birthday
18, 1895
Birthplace
Baku, Azerbaijan
Death Date
Oct 1, 1965 (70)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1895
Birthplace
Baku, Azerbaijan
Death Date
Oct 1, 1965 (70)

About

Azerbaijani poet best known for his 1938 collection Mollaxana and for his medieval-style ghazal poetry. His individual poems include "Elevate, my angel" and "What Does the School Mean."

Before Fame

He joined the Mejmeush-Shuara literary society as a young man and began writing lyrical poems.

Trivia

He founded Meykhana, a literary movement that popularized the ghazal and modernized the medieval poetic form.

Family Life

He was born into a carpenter's family in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Associated With

He was awarded the title of Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR, an honor that was also bestowed upon Mirza Babayev.