Justinas Marcinkevicius

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Birthday
10, 1930
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Feb 16, 2011 (80)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1930
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Feb 16, 2011 (80)

About

Poet, playwright, and novelist whose work embraced humanism and romanticism at a time when socialist realism was the norm. His literary works include Unity of a Flowing River (novel) and The Burning Bush (poems).

Before Fame

He studied history and philology at Vilnius University and received a degree in Lithuanian Language and Literature.

Trivia

His poetry represents a romanticized version of a childhood spent in the Lithuanian countryside.

Family Life

He was raised in the Prienai district of Lithuania.

Associated With

He and Tomas Venclova were fellow Lithuanian poets.

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