Elia Abu Madi

(1890-1957)

Elia Abu Madi
Do you like this poet?
11 person liked.
4 person did not like.

Elia Abu Madi (also known as Elia D. Madey; Arabic: إيليا أبو ماضي‎ Īlyā Abū Māḍī [note 1]) (1889 or 1890 – 23 November 1957) was a Lebanese-American poet.
Abu Madi was born in the village of Al-Muhaydithah, now part of Bikfaya, Lebanon, in 1889 or 1890. At the age of 11 he moved to Alexandria, Egypt where he worked with his uncle.
In 1911, Elia Abu Madi published his first collection of poems, Tazkar al-Madi. That same year he left Egypt for the United States, where he settled in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1916 he moved to New York and began a career in journalism. In New York Abu Madi met and worked with a number of Arab-American poets including Khalil Gibran. He married the daughter ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Elia Abu Madi

There is no comment submitted by members..
Click here to write your comments about Elia Abu Madi

Top Poets

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Hata Bildir]