Amichai, Yehuda

Hide Profile

Yehuda Amichai, one of Israel's best known modern poets, was born in Germany in 1924 and immigrated to Palestine in 1936. He served with the Jewish Brigade of the British Army in WWII and with the Palmach in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 before completing an undergraduate degree in 1955. He taught in secondary schools in Jerusalem for many years and later at a teachers college. He published the first of several poetry collections in 1955, and is the author of essays, children's books, novels, plays, and short stories. Yehuda Amichai was honored with a number of literary awards and nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature. His work has been translated into over thirty languages.

Summary information on Yehuda Amichai is available in the standard print and online biographical resources.

From the guide to the Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Ronald Sanders papers, 1951-1994 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Hollander Papers, circa 1950-2007 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Albahari, David, 1948- person
associatedWith Allon, Yigal, 1918-1980 person
associatedWith Ashbery, John, 1927- person
associatedWith Avidan, David. person
associatedWith Banks, Lynne Reid, 1929- person
associatedWith Berryman, John, 1914-1972 person
associatedWith Breytenbach, Breyten. person
associatedWith Celan, Paul. person
associatedWith Coetzee, J. M., 1940- person
associatedWith Dove, Rita. person
associatedWith Gregor-Dellin, Martin, 1926-1988 person
associatedWith Hampl, Patricia, 1946- person
associatedWith Hollander, John. person
associatedWith Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998 person
associatedWith Jong, Erica. person
associatedWith Kavanagh, Patrick, 1904-1967 person
associatedWith Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007 person
associatedWith Nye, Naomi Shihab. person
associatedWith Olmert, Ehud. person
associatedWith Oz, Amos. person
associatedWith Ozick, Cynthia. person
associatedWith Pastan, Linda, 1932- person
associatedWith Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998 person
associatedWith Peres, Shimon, 1923- person
associatedWith Popa, Vasko. person
associatedWith Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995 person
associatedWith Safdie, Moshe, 1938- person
associatedWith Sanders, Ronald person
associatedWith Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974 person
associatedWith Shalev, Meir. person
associatedWith Shammas, Anton. person
associatedWith Shazar, Zalman, 1889-1974 person
associatedWith Shiraishi, Kazuko. person
associatedWith Sillitoe, Alan. person
associatedWith Sorescu, Marin, 1936- person
associatedWith Swados, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Voznesenskiĭ, Andreĭ, 1933- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Authors, Hebrew--20th century--Archives
Occupation
Authors
Function

Person

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65v68z4

Ark ID: w65v68z4

SNAC ID: 6911538