Rabindranath Tagore Autograph

SKU: 8010945

Sale priceSFr.875,00


Signed album page, 4,25 x 2,25 inch, signed and dated in blue ink "Rabindranath Tagore - July 25 - 1930", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a profile picture of Rabindranath Tagore (altogether 11,75 x 16,5 inch), with very mild signs of wear - in nearly very fine condition.

Further Information on the person

(1861-1941) Bengali polymath - he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913

Year of Birth: 1861

Biography (AI generated)

Rabindranath Tagore, also known as Gurudev, was a prominent Bengali poet, novelist, musician, and playwright in India. He was born on May 7, 1861, in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India, into a well-established Brahmin family.

Tagore started writing poetry at a very young age and published his first collection of poems at the age of 17. His poetry was deeply influenced by the beauty of nature, human emotions, and spirituality.

In addition to his literary works, Tagore was a social reformer and played a significant role in the Indian independence movement. He was an advocate for education and cultural reform in India and founded the Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan, which became a center for Indian art, music, and culture.

Tagore was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 for his book of poems called 'Gitanjali'. His work was praised for its lyrical beauty, spiritual depth, and universal themes of love, loss, and longing.

Throughout his life, Tagore traveled extensively and interacted with scholars, artists, and political leaders from around the world. He was a polymath who made significant contributions to literature, music, art, and social reform in India and beyond.

Rabindranath Tagore passed away on August 7, 1941, but his legacy continues to inspire generations of writers, artists, and thinkers around the world.

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