Abul Hussain

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Abul Hussain
Born (1922-08-15)15 August 1922
Died 29 June 2014(2014-06-29) (aged 91)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Education MA (Economics)
Alma mater Calcutta University

Abul Hussain (15 August 1922 - 29 June 2014[1]) was a Bangladeshi poet. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1980 and Bangla Academy Award in 1963.

Early life and career[edit]

Hussain's first poetry book published in 1940. He has over 30 books including Birosh Shonglap (1969) and Hawa Tomarkee Dushahosh (1982). He obtained a Master's in Economics from Calcutta University and served as the editor of the Rabindra Parishad of Presidency College.[2][3][4]

Literary works[edit]

Poems[edit]

His first book of poem was Naba-Basanta. Others:

  • Birash Sanglap (1969)
  • Duswapna Theke Duswapne (1985)
  • Haoa Tomar Kee Dussahos (1982)
  • Ekhono Somoy Ache (1997)
  • Aar Kisher Opekkha (2000)
  • Kaler Khatae (2008)
  • Selected Poems of Abul Hussain (1986)[5]

Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eminent poet Abul Hossain dies". Dhaka Tribune. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Poet Abul Hussain passes away". The Daily Star. July 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ Abul Hussain : Kobir Portrait by Junan Nashit, Mizan Publishers, 38/4 Banglabazar(2nd Floor), Dhaka-1100. ISBN 978984861439-6
  4. ^ Naba Basanter Kotha : E kee Naujoan Gari re!an article by Rahman Henry, Abul Hussain : Kobir Portrait by Junan Nashit, Mizan Publishers, 38/4 Banglabazar(2nd Floor), Dhaka-1100. ISBN 978984861439-6, pp. 240-242.
  5. ^ https://www.amazon.com/Selected-Poems-Abul-Hussain-Signed/dp/B000Q61X3G