#10971 Overall Influence

Kimon Friar

American writer


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From 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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University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Independent school of art and design

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Indiana University

University system, Indiana, U.S.

Adelphi University

University in Garden City, New York

New York University

Private research university in New York City

University of Minnesota

Public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Amherst College

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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#2252 World Rank
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