Angelos Sikelianos

1884–1951
Angelos Sikelianos was born in 1884 on the Ionian island of Lefkada. He and his first wife, the American heiress Eva Palmer, tried to resurrect the Delphic Games with a festival of theater, music, dance, athletics, and handicrafts. He died in Athens after accidentally ingesting Lysol.

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Angelos Sikelianos was born in 1884 on the Ionian island of Lefkada. He and his first wife, the American heiress Eva Palmer, tried to resurrect the Delphic Games with a festival of theater, music, dance, athletics, and handicrafts. He died in Athens after accidentally ingesting Lysol.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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