Dan Pagis

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Birthday
16, 1930
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Jul 29, 1986 (55)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
16, 1930
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Jul 29, 1986 (55)

About

Israeli poet, nonfiction author, and speaker who is best known for a poem entitled "Written in pencil in the sealed railway car." His poetry collections include The Shadow Clock, Transformation, and Double Exposure.

Before Fame

He was born in Romania and was later forced into a Ukrainian concentration camp. After surviving the Holocaust, he relocated to Israel.

Trivia

He taught Medieval Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Family Life

He was the father of two children: Merav and Jonathan.

Associated With

He was a literary contemporary of Jewish-Polish author Sholem Asch.