The page of Csanádi Imre, English biography
BiographyBorn January 20, 1920 in Zámoly. Poet. Family are peasants. Joined leftist movement in 1940 as a member of Győrffy College. Served as soldier; escaped from army near end of 1944 and was prisoner of war in the Ukraine. A journalist since fall 1948 and a publisher's reader since 1951. Edited Magyar Könyvtár series. Now employed as editor by Magvető Publishers.
Themes and outlook in poems link village and traditions of national poets and blend old and folk elements.
Hungarian Authors. A Bibliographical Handbook by Albert Tezla