Seferis, George, 1900-1971

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1900-02-29
Death 1971-09-20
Gender:
Male
Greeks
English, Greek, Modern (1453-)

Biographical notes:

Epithet: pseudonym of Georgios Seferiádēs, poet

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x00028b

Seferis was a Greek diplomat and poet.

From the description of Compositions and correspondence, 1954-1971. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505834

From the guide to the George Seferis compositions and correspondence, 1954-1971., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

George Seferis was a Greek poet and the 1963 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

From the description of George Seferis photographs of Cyprus, 1953-1971 (bulk 1953-1955) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 78737493

George Seferis was a Greek diplomat, ambassador, poet and translator. He held various posts with the Royal Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1926-1962, serving in England, Albania, Egypt, Italy, and Turkey, and was ambassador to the United Nations, 1956-1957, and to Great Britain, 1957-1962. He was the author of a number of volumes of poetry, translated many works of T. S. Eliot into Greek, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963, and was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton University in 1965.

From the description of Selected papers of George Seferis, 1935-1993 (bulk 1940-1970) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 81515823

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Subjects:

  • Nobel Prize winners--Photographs
  • Classical antiquities--Photographs
  • Art, Medieval--Photographs
  • Art, Byzantine--Photographs
  • Nobel prizes
  • Poets, Greek--20th century
  • Greek poetry, Modern
  • Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence
  • Poets, Greek--20th century--Photographs
  • Greek poetry--20th century--Translations into English
  • Diplomats--20th century--Correspondence
  • Translators--20th century--Correspondence
  • Ambassadors--20th century--Correspondence
  • Music--20th century--History and criticism
  • Translators--20th century
  • Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Novelists, American--20th century
  • Greek poetry--20th century

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Greece (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Cyprus (as recorded)