Edward Stachura

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Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jul 24, 1979 (41)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jul 24, 1979 (41)

About

A French-born Polish poet and writer, he is best known for works such as Waving in the Wind (a 1966 short story collection) and A Dot Over Ypsilon (a 1975 poetry collection). He also wrote and performed his own songs.

Before Fame

He attended the Catholic University of Lublin, where he studied French philology. He published his first short story collection, One Day, in 1962.

Trivia

He won the Stanislaw Pietak Prize.

Family Life

He was born in eastern France to Polish emigrant parents. He married and divorced Zyta Anna Bartkowska.

Associated With

Like Jerzy Kosinski, Stachura was a writer of Polish descent.

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