Colombian Patrick (Colum Padraic)( Irish poet.)
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Biography Colombian Patrick (Colum Padraic)
Born December 8, 1881 in Longford, grew up in Ireland, in 1920 he lived in Dublin, worked as a clerk in a railway office. In Dublin, became friends with WB Yeats, . Augusta Gregory, . Dzh.U.Rasselom and Dzh.M.Singom and participated in the movement for national theater, . for which he wrote the play plowed soil (Broken Soil, . 1903), . Land (The Land, . 1905) and Thomas Maskeri (Thomas Muskerry, . 1910),
. Colombian was one of the founders (1911) 'Irish overview' ( 'The Irish Review'). In 1914 he moved to the U.S..
Colombian were among the first created the Irish folk drama, his plays, poems and short stories are marked national color, filled with admiration for the miracle of life. Main collections of poetry Colombian - Desert Land (Wild Earth, 1907), dramatic legend (Dramatic Legends, 1922), creatures (Creatures, 1927), old pastures (Old Pastures, 1932), Flowers in the painting (Flower Pieces, 1938). He owns the winners of the novels The Castle (Castle Conquer, 1923) and others, the book Our Friend James Joyce (Our Friend James Joyce, 1958; together with his wife) and many books for children. In 1939 he began working at Columbia University. In 1952, received the award of the Academy of American Poets in 1953 - Medal Gregory Irish Academy belles lettres. Died in Colombian Anfield (pc. Connecticut) January 11, 1972.