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Richard Sieburth

Born: Feb 11, 1949

Nationality: United States

Richard Sieburth

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1949

Richard Sieburth is a translator, essayist, editor, and literary scholar. He has gained widespread recognition for his numerous translations from both German and French literature, receiving a number of awards and prizes for his work. Sieburth is considered an authority on literary modernism, particularly the life and work of Ezra Pound. He has taught at many institutions of higher learning, serving as a professor of French and comparative literature at New York University. He is associated with the German department at NYU, as well. Sieburth is the author of numerous works including Instigations: Ezra Pound and Remy de Gourmont and A Walking Tour in Southern France: Ezra Pound Among the Troubadours.

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
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