Atanas Dalchev

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Birthday
12, 1904
Birthplace
Thessaloniki, Greece
Death Date
Jan 17, 1978 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1904
Birthplace
Thessaloniki, Greece
Death Date
Jan 17, 1978 (73)

About

Writer and translator who was the recipient of the 1972 Herder Prize and the 1967 Order of the Badge of Honor. His poetry collections include Stihotvorenia, Pariz, and Angelat na Shartar.

Before Fame

He published his first collection of poetry, Prozorets, in 1926 and graduated from Sofia University a year later.

Trivia

He was forced for many years by the Communist regime to work exclusively as a translator.

Family Life

He was born in Thessaloniki, Greece (then part of the Ottoman Empire) and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Associated With

Blaga Dimitrova was another famous Bulgarian poet.