George (György) Gömöri

George (György) Gömöri left Hungary after the revolution in 1956 in which he was one of the student organisers and editor of the journal University Youth. He taught Polish and Hungarian literature from 1969 to 2001 at the University of Cambridge where he is now Emeritus Fellow of Darwin College. He also edited an anthology of modern Hungarian poetry The Colonnade of Teeth in 1996 with George Szirtes. His literary prizes include the Salvatore Quasimodo Prize, the Ada Negri Prize, the Pro Cultura Hungarica. I Lived on this Earth... is his 52nd book.
I Lived on this Earth…. Hungarian Poets on the Holocaust
Dame Janet Suzman and George Gömöri read poems from I Lived on this Earth… Hungarian Poets on the Holocaust, edited by poet and translator George Gömöri and his wife Mari Gömöri. They were accompanied by violinist Marianne Olyver and pianist Robert Schuck. …the voice speaks to you from inside and does not let you rest whilst you sit in your homes whilst you are out whilst you lie down or rise until you speak with their voice speak with their words spe...