On Sunday greeting the family, family members, family, friends of the poet, descendants of the family and family of Krakow. The transfer of the artist’s ashes from St. Florian, to the church of Saints Peter and Paul, the Holy Mass, the teachers of which, the authors of the writing, prof. Alfred Wierzbicki. Together with him, the funeral Eucharist was also celebrated by Fr. Andrew Luther, Fr. Andrzej Augustyński and the parish priest, Fr. Jan Machniak.
In the homily of Fr. prof. Alfred Wierzbicki emphasized that the deceased poet was “the eulogist of the world we live in”. Kaznona referred to which one he went to “,” Try the crippled world was created after the attacks of terror on September 11, 2001. – Ten poems to us today, when we ask, with trembling hearts, where are the children from Michałów, why people are dying on the Polish-Belarusian border . And we pose so many other dramatic questions. One needs a reminder that poets are there to praise a world that is mutilated, he said.
– In times of confusion, contempt, lawlessness, xenophobia and conquering the national drum, we need a place where we can drink from a pure source. We need human words that will be alive and effective in the image of the word of God. We have stopped the words of those who exercise uf uf, they are outraged by the media words, technee to the beginning and the inscriptions, but they are – they have become the words of bishops and priests – said the preacher.
As she added, we are looking for wisdom, “in such an agglomeration of the word that passes through, the issue of helping the collective harvest destroys the problem between people, littering culture”. – Let’s not forget about Adam Zagajewski, let’s reread his poems. Poetry does not save, but allows you to continue, he appealed at the end.
The qualified musical setting was provided by the Capella Cracoviensis choir. In the temple sounded, among others “Requiem” (“Officium Defunctorum”) by Tomás Luis de Victoria.
Living through the Krakow poet, the mayor said goodbye. – Today’s National Introduction to the creation of Pantheic sources that will create symbols that will make it real, will be amazing for future generation sources. But Krakow will be different without it – said prof. Jacek Majchrowski.
Rector of the Jagiellonian University prof. Jacek Popiel that when Adam Zagajewski of the Pantheon rests in the national outlays, his life journey will be. – But we, lovers of poetry, who want to open up that this place, emphasizing the scope of poetry, going up into the timeless avant-garde in birth, subscribing to the hardships of philology, reading Zagajewski’s works and, above all, devoted to reading his poems – emphasizing .
Olga Tokark also makes a farewell speech. The words of the writer, who was absent due to illness, were read by Dorota Segda. “I guess you’ve emigrated again, this time no luggage, no notes, no unfinished poems, now the service is my service to take care of. What should I send you, from where are we staying? What address? It is our helplessness in the face of violence, which will become the ordinary, which destroys all lines between us. This helplessness is best expressed by poetry. So when a poet dies, let us follow ourselves “- wrote the Nobel Prize winner.
Edward Hirsch, president of the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York, recorded the words of farewell that were reproduced at the funeral ceremony. He emphasized that in Adam Zagajewski he withdraws – he withdraws, and the world’s one of the noblest voices. – I have a big, very big sadness that many people share today. This pain, which began in the hospital in Krakow, radiates all over the world. Adam was rather old, but our lamentation is like a rushing river that runs off the shores. Sadness, he said.
After the service, the urn with the ashes was placed in the sarcophagus. The outstanding poet, essayist and translator, known and appreciated all over the world, for years translated from Krakow, rested in the National Pantheon because of his references for references to the national culture, literature and language.
Adam Zagajewski was born on June 21, 1945 in Lviv. Childhood benefited in Gliwice, and student years in Krakow, where she graduated in psychology and philosophy at the Jagiellonian University. Connected with the poetic movement of the New Wave, he co-authored, together with Julian Kornhauser, a famous book, a specific manifesto of the New Wave generation “The World Not Presented” (1974). 613 of the poetry group “Teraz”, gained fame as the leading poet of his generation. In 1972 his first collection of poetry, “Communication of 1975” “Meat Shops”, was published. In 1982 he went to France and settled in Paris, where he was a co-founder and an entry in the editorial office of “Zeszyty Literackie”. He also worked as a visiting professor at the University of Houston ( USA) In 2002 I returned to Krakow and he settled here permanently.
Adam Zagajewski has gained recognition all over the world. For years, his name was put on the Nobel Prize for Literature. World control on almost all SMAS languages including incl. for: English, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Norwegian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish. His international fame was cemented by a reprint of “Try a Crippled World” in the New York Review of Books after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. He died on March 21, 2021, on the International Day of Poetry.
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