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BlaZE Koneski, Macedonian poet. Recipient Njegos, prize, 1965, Union of Soviet Writers prize, 1967, Herder prize, 1971, Struga Golden Wreath, 1981, National Liberation prize Anti-Fascist Council.

Background

Koneski, BlaZE was born on December 19, 1921 in Nebregovo, Macedonia.

Education

Student, University Belgrade, 1941. Degree in Slavonic Philology, University Sofia, 1944. Doctorate (honorary), University Chicago, 1968.

Doctorate (honorary), University Wroclaw, 1973.

Career

Speech consultant Macedonian National Theatre, Skopje, 1944. Member Commission Macedonian Language and Orthography, since 1945. Head cultural department Ministry of Education, 1945-1946.

Lecturer in history of Macedonian languages School of Philosophy University Skopje, since 1946, head department South Slavonic languages, since 1949, rector, 1968-1970. President Yugoslav Writers' Union, 1961-1965. Correspondent member Yugoslav Academy Arts and Sciences, 1962, Serbian Academy, 1963.

Member Macedonian Academy Arts and Sciences, 1967, president, 1967-1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poems) The Bridge, 1945, From the Conflict: Poems, 1947, Land and Love: Poems, 1948. Poems, 1953, The Embroideress: Poems, 1955, Poems, 1963, Poetry: A Selection, 1965, Rock, 1966, Rivers, 1968, Handshakes, 1969, Poems, 1974, Old Vine, 1978, Poems: Blaze Koneski, 1979, Old and New Poems, 1979, Poems and Longer Poems, 1980, Poems, 1981, Places and Movements, 1981, Game with a Child, 1982, Fortress: Selected Poems, 1982, The Fountains, 1984, Church, 1988, Golden Peak, 1989, Seizmograph, 1989, (fiction) Grapes: Stories, 1955, Grapes and Poems in Prose, 1981, Meeting in Paradise, 1988. Editor: Skazni i storenija, 1954, Slova za praznicite, 1956, Izbrani tekstovi, 1963, The Progressive Palatalization of Common Slavic, 1981.

      Member editorial board Osten magazine, since 1945. Translator: Lirsko intermeco (Heinrich Heine) 1952, Otello (William Shakespeare) 1953. Co-founder Novden journal, 1945, Makedonski jazik linguistic journal, 1950, chief editor, 1950-1972.