Joseph Brodsky, Russian-American Poet and Essayist

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky
  • Known as: Joseph Brodsky
  • Birth: May 24, 1940, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Death: January 28, 1996, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
  • Language: Russian; English
  • Who he was: Russian-American poet and essayist; Gorbunov and Gorchakov; Less Than One: Selected Essays; Nobel Prize in Literature (1987); Poet Laureate of the USA (1991)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom

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