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November 30, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Humphrey Hall
5906 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Speaker Series - Village Resident Peter Booth speaks on Persian poet Hafiz

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

An evening exploring Persian poet Hafiz.

Considered Persia’s most influential writer, his works influenced future Persian poets as well as Western writers. Goethe, Thoreau and Emerson drew inspiration from his works and thought of him as the “Poets poet”.

Chevy Chase native Peter Booth, a widely published translator of Hafiz will discuss what makes his works so special. Peter has studied at Bard, Harvard as well receiving a scholarship from the Shah to study Persian literature in Iran.

~Brought to you by the Community Relations Committee

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