Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Poetic Obituaries: [Franklin] Reeve's knowledge of poetry
Reeve was a young man when he befriended the poet Robert Frost. As a scholar of Russian literature who was fluent in the language, Reeve served as translator when the aging Frost made an historic visit to the Soviet Union in 1962, highlighted by a meeting with then premier Nikita Khrushchev.
Reeve wrote a book about the experience called Robert Frost In Russia.
from VPR: Wilmington Writer Franklin Reeve Dies
then The New York Times: F.D. Reeve, Poet and Translator, Dies at 84