Edith Södergran

1892–1923

Edith Södergran (1892–1923) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and educated at a German-language girls school there. Before her death at age thirty-one, Södergran published five collections of poetry.

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    Translations of Bertolt Brecht, Amrita Pritam, Edith Södergran, and Eugénio de Andrade.

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LIFE SPAN 1892–1923

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Edith Södergran (1892–1923) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and educated at a German-language girls school there. Before her death at age thirty-one, Södergran published five collections of poetry.

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