Kimon Friar

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American writer

Why Is Kimon Friar Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Kimon Friar was a Greek-American poet and translator of Greek poetry. Youth and education Friar was born in 1911 in Imrali, Ottoman Empire, to a Greek father and a Greek mother. In 1915, the family moved to the United States and Friar became an American citizen in 1920. As a child, Friar had problems with the English language, and so he spent his time on artistic efforts. At a young age, despite his trouble with English, Friar discovered poetry and later he became interested in drama. After reading Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats, Friar became fascinated with the energy of the English language and he determined to master it.

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