Quotes by Zbigniew Herbert

About Zbigniew Herbert:

Zbigniew Herbert is one of the best known and the most translated post-war Polish writers. While he was first published in the 1950s (a volume titled String of light was issued in 1956), soon after he voluntarily ceased submitting most of his works to official Polish government publications. He resumed publication in the 1980s, initially in the underground press.

Author Bio

  • NameZbigniew Herbert
  • DescriptionPolish writer
  • BornOctober 29, 1924
  • DiedJuly 28, 1998
  • CountryPoland
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer
  • AwardsAustrian State Prize For European Literature; Herder Prize; Order Of The White Eagle; Vilenica Prize