Burns Singer

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Birthday
29, 1928
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 8, 1964 (36)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1928
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 8, 1964 (36)

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About

Scottish poet and translator known for a 1957 poetry collection entitled Still and All. Also a journalist, he published Living Silver, Five Centuries of Polish Poetry, and other nonfiction works.

Before Fame

His birth name was James Hyman Singer. He was born in New York but raised in Scotland.

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He worked for a time as a marine biologist.

Family Life

He was born into a family of Jewish, Irish, and Polish heritage. He married psychologist Marie Battle in 1955.

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He translated the work of Cyprian Norwid and other Polish poets.

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