|Name Sohrab Sepehri|
|Education University of Tehran|
|Born October 7, 1928 (1928-10-07) Kashan, Iran|
Resting place Mashhad-eh Ardahal, Kashan
Occupation Persian Poet and Painter.
Died April 21, 1980, Tehran, Iran
Artwork House of Kashan, Landscape with Houses
Siblings Paridokht Sepehri, Parvaneh Sepehri, Homayoondokht Sepehri, Manuchehr Sepehri
Parents Mahjabin Forug Iran, Asad-Allah Sepehri
Similar People Forough Farrokhzad, Ahmad Shamloo, Nima Yooshij, Fereydoon Moshiri, Saadi Shirazi
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Sohrab Sepehri (Persian: Sohrāb Sepehri) (October 7, 1928 – April 21, 1980) was a notable Iranian poet and a painter.
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He was born in Kashan, Iran. He is considered to be one of the five most famous Iranian poets who have practiced modern poetry. Other practitioners of this form were Nima Youshij, Ahmad Shamlou, Mehdi Akhavan-Sales, and Forough Farrokhzad.
Sepehri was also one of Iran's foremost modernist painters.
Well-versed in Buddhism, mysticism and Western traditions, he mingled the Western concepts with Eastern ones, thereby creating a kind of poetry unsurpassed in the history of Persian literature. To him, new forms were new means to express his thoughts and feelings.
His poetry has been translated into many languages including English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Swedish, Arabic, Turkish and Russian. An English translation of his selected poems by Ali Salami appeared in 2003.
Sepehri died in Pars hospital in Tehran of leukemia. His poetry is full of humanity and concern for human values. He loved nature and refers to it frequently.