“The world speaks to me in colours, my soul answers in music”
-Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) is the most famous South Asian literary figure of the twentieth century winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913. Born in eastern India and known mostly for his poetry, Tagore also wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs. His works are noted for their rhythmic and lyrical nature.
(Untitled, painting by Tagore shown here)