Ivar Ivask

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Birthday
17, 1927
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Sep 23, 1992 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1927
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Sep 23, 1992 (64)

About

Estonian poet and academic who rose to literary prominence in the 1960s. He taught in the Modern Languages and Literatures Department of the University of Oklahoma.

Before Fame

He lived in Estonia and Germany before moving to the United States in 1949.

Trivia

In 1967, he became Editor-in-Chief of an international quarterly publication called World Literature Today.

Family Life

He was married to Latvian poet Astrid Ivask.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of American writer Joseph Heller.