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Daud Kamal Biography and Poems

Daud Kamal Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Daud Kamal, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Kamal, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Kamal, Daud

Daud Kamal 4 January 1935 - 5 December 1987(Urdu : )) was a Professor of English Literature at University of Peshawar, Pakistan. He was educated at Cambridge University, UK. Kamal started writing poetry in his twenties and became one of the major English language poets of Pakistan. He received three gold medals for his poetry from the Triton College and his poems were recorded for the Library of Congress, Washington DC. USA. ‘Remote Beginnings’ and ‘A Selection of Verse’ (ISBN 0-19-577812-X ), are his anthologies. He also did translations of the classic Urdu poet Ghalib in English.

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