Leopold Staff Biography and Poems
Leopold Staff Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Leopold Staff, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Staff, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Leopold Staff (14 November 1878 in Lemberg – 31 May 1957 in Skarzysko-Kamienna) was a Polish poet and one of the greatest artists of European modernism honored two times by honorary degrees (honoris causa). He was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Representative of classicism and symbolism in the poetry of Young Poland, an author of many philosophical poems strong influenced by the idea of the Übermensch, the ideas of the Franciscan order, and paradoxes of Christianity.. Polish poet
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