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Rabindranath Tagore and Bangladesh

TODAY MARKS THE 158TH ANNIVERSARY of the birth of one of the world’s great poets and the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Rabindranath Tagore, sometimes referred to as the “Bard of Bengal.”   Tagore’s poem Let My Country Awake helped inspire Boston’s CityAwake, but generally he is totally unknown here; most Americans do not usually know that there […]