Polish Poet, Translator Stanislaw Baranczak Died in US

December 27, 2014 12:58 PM

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Poland's leading daily Gazeta Wyborcza says that poet, translator, dissident and former Harvard lecturer Stanislaw Baranczak has died at his U.S. home. He was 68.

Baranczak suffered from Parkinson's disease, which made him quit his Harvard job in 1997 after 16 years there. He died in Newtonville near Boston early Friday, Gazeta said.

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