Momcilo Nastasijevic

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Birthday
23, 1894
Birthplace
Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
Death Date
Feb 13, 1938 (43)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1894
Birthplace
Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
Death Date
Feb 13, 1938 (43)

About

A Serbian poet, playwright, novelist, and teacher, he is known for such lyrical dramatic works as The Unevoked, Master Mladen's Daughter, and At The Eternal Tap. He also wrote the musical drama The Treasure of Medjuluzje.

Before Fame

He studied literature and French at the University of Belgrade before embarking upon a long career as a high school French teacher.

Trivia

His poetry was not as widely read as that of his Serbian contemporaries, partially because he broke with the expressionist and surrealist literary trends of the time.

Family Life

His brother was the musical composer Svetomir Nastasijevic.

Associated With

His poetry has been compared to that of British poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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