Rosmarie Waldrop

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Birthday
24, 1935
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German-American poet, publisher, and translator who became known for Reluctant Gravities, Blindsight, A Key into the Language of America, and other works. She was the 2008 recipient of the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.

Before Fame

She performed with a touring theatre troupe and played piano and flute in a youth orchestra. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Trivia

She was honored in 2006 by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Family Life

She married Keith Waldrop. The two went on to co-found Burning Deck Magazine, a prominent literary journal.

Associated With

She was born in the same year as poet Mary Oliver.

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