Tomas Venclova

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Birthday
11, 1937
Birthplace
Lithuania
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Lithuania

About

Lithuanian scholar, poet, translator, and teacher. His numerous literary honors include the Lithuanian Cultural Prize, the Russian Baltic Star, and the Polish Borderland Award.

Before Fame

He studied at Tartu University and was influenced by the structuralism he encountered there.

Trivia

His poetry has been published in English, German, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Chinese, and other languages.

Family Life

His father, Antanas Venclova, was a poet and Soviet politician.

Associated With

He and Czeslaw Milosz were both successful Lithuanian poets.