Dahlia Ravikovitch

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Birthday
27, 1936
Birthplace
Ramat Gan, Israel
Death Date
Aug 21, 2005 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1936
Birthplace
Ramat Gan, Israel
Death Date
Aug 21, 2005 (68)

About

Israeli poet, pacifist, and translator who is best known for her 1987 poem "The End of a Fall." She received both the Bialik Prize for literature and the Israel Prize for poetry.

Before Fame

She was the daughter of a Russian-Jewish engineer father and a teacher mother, and she started reading and writing at the age of three.

Trivia

She was heavily involved in The Israeli Peace Movement.

Family Life

She married twice (first, at age eighteen), divorced twice, and gave birth to one son.

Associated With

She translated the work of W.B. Yeats into Hebrew.