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The Poetry of Mirza Ghalib

Program #CULT037. Recorded in Boulder, CO on February 13, 1983.

Produced by David Barsamian as part of The World Poetry series.


Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Asadullah Khan Baig known by his pen name Ghalib was Urdu’s finest poet and master of the ghazal, love poem. He was born in Agra in 1797 and died in Delhi in 1869. His range, imagery, and command of language are stunning. Today his poems are recited by South Asians everywhere.

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