Janos Pilinszky Born 100 Years Ago - First Day Cover
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János Pilinszky (Budapest, 27 November 1921 – Budapest, 27 May 1981) was one of the most influential Hungarian poets of the 20th century, who was awarded the Baumgarten, József Attila and Kossuth Prizes. He was part of the fourth or “new moon” generation of the literary journal Nyugat, and the periodical that succeeded it, Újhold (meaning “new moon”), of which he was an editor between 1946 and 1948. From 1957 until his death, he was a contributor to the Catholic weekly Új Ember.