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Milan Jesih

Milan Jesih Slovene poet, playwright and translator

Slovene poet, playwright and translator
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Intro Slovene poet, playwright and translator
Is Poet Writer Playwright Translator
From Slovenia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Literature
Gender male
Birth 1 January 1950, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Age: 70 years
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
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Milan Jesih (born January 1, 1950) is a Slovene poet, playwright, and translator. He was the president of the Slovene Writers' Association between 2009 and 2011.

Jesih was born in Ljubljana in 1950. He studied comparative literature at the University of Ljubljana and was a member of the avant-garde poetry group 442. He is known for his translations from English and Russian into Slovene (Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Bulgakov).

He won the Prešeren Foundation Award in 1986 for his poetry collection Usta and for his plays, the Jenko Award and the Veronika Award for his poetry collection Jambi in 2001, and the Grand Prešeren Award in 2002 for his poetic opus.

Poetry collections

  • Uran v urinu, gospodar! (1972)
  • Legende (1974)
  • Kobalt (1976)
  • Volfram (1980)
  • Usta (1985)
  • Soneti (1989)
  • Soneti drugi (1993)
  • Jambi (2000)
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