Salomeja Neris

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Birthday
17, 1904
Birthplace
Vilkaviskis, Lithuania
Death Date
Jul 7, 1945 (40)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1904
Birthplace
Vilkaviskis, Lithuania
Death Date
Jul 7, 1945 (40)

About

Lithuanian poet who wrote under the pen name of Neris. Her numerous literary works earned her the 1938 Lithuanian State Literature Prize.

Before Fame

She studied German language and literature at the University of Lithuania.

Trivia

She published her first collection of poetry, In the Early Morning, in 1927.

Family Life

She was raised in Kirsai, Lithuania. She died of cancer at the age of forty.

Associated With

She and Czeslaw Milosz were both poets from Lithuania.