Vasko Popa

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Birthday
29, 1922
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Jan 5, 1991 (68)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1922
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Jan 5, 1991 (68)

About

Twentieth-century Serbian-Romanian poet and editor whose poetry collections include Kora (Bark) and Vucja So (Wolf’s Salt).

Before Fame

He studied at the universities of Belgrade and Bucharest. After graduation, he fought in World War II and was imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp.

Trivia

His modernist literary style was influenced by both Serbian folk literature and surrealism.

Family Life

He was born in the village of Grebenac, Serbia.

Associated With

He was admired by British poet Ted Hughes. Hughes was famously married to American poet Sylvia Plath.