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Dhori QIRIAZI

Dhori QIRIAZI

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Dhori QIRIAZI

 

Born in Kolonja in southern Albania, Dhori Qiriazi (b. 1933) studied at the Faculty of History and Philology of the University of Tirana and then turned to teaching. His early poetry appeared in the Albanian literary journal Nëntori (November), and he subsequently published several verse collections: Kur zemra rreh së pari, Tirana 1958 (When the heart first beats); Ballada intime, Tirana 1963 (Intimate ballad); Poema e ushtarit, Tirana 1968 (A soldier's poem); Pisha me kristale, Tirana 1971 (The crystal torch); and Vitet, Tirana 1982 (The years).