David H. Rosenthal

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David H. Rosenthal (1945–1992) was an American author, poet, editor, and translator. He wrote mostly on the history of jazz music and was also an important translator of Catalan literature.[1] Among his translations was the first English rendering of the Catalan epic "Tirant Lo Blanch," of which Cervantes said," I swear to you, my friend, it's the best book of its kind in the world."

Selected books[edit]

  • Eyes on the Street (1974)
  • Modern Catalan Poetry (editor, 1979)
  • Loves of the Poets: Poems (1989)
  • Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music 1955–1965 (1992)
  • The Journey: Poems (1992)
  • Four Postwar Catalan Poets (editor, 1994)


  1. ^ "David H. Rosenthal". visat. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 

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