Kimon Friar (April 8, 1911–May 25, 1993) was a Greek-American poet and translator of Greek poetry. Friar was born in 1911 in Imrali, Ottoman Empire, to an American father and a Greek mother.
Kimon Friar (April 8, 1911–May 25, 1993) was a Greek-American poet and translator of Greek poetry. In 1915, the family moved to the United States and Friar became an American citizen in 1920.
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Kimon Friar, John Veltri. Are you sure you want to remove The Greeks from your list? The Greeks. by Kimon Friar, John Veltri. Published February 1987 by Doubleday.
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Kimon Friar, a prolific American scholar, poet, critic and translator of modern Greek literature, died on Tuesday at a hospital in. .Mr. Friar also contributed an introduction, a synopsis and notes. The translation became a Book of the Month, Book Find Club and Seven Arts Club selection.
Kimon Friar, a prolific American scholar, poet, critic and translator of modern Greek literature, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Athens. He was 81 years old and had made his home in Athens off and on since the 1960's. His skillful English renditions in "The Sovereign Sun: The Selected Poems of Odysseus Elytis" (Temple University Press, 1974) helped to persuade the Nobel Prize jury to honor Mr. Elytis with the prize for literature in 1979.
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Kimon Friar received from Kazantzakis the ultimate praise: that his translation was as good as the original. In 1978, Friar received the Greek World Award. Then, in 1986, he won both a Ford Foundation grant and a National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities grant. He is quoted as saying: "I like to say that the poet in a translation should be heard, but the translator should be overheard.