Dalven, Rae

Bearing Jewish ancestry, Rae Dalven was born in Preveza (Epirus, Greece) in 1904 and moved with her family to the United States in 1909. She taught Modern Greek literature at the New York University. She translated the work of Greek poets, including that of Cavafy, into English. Her research also included the study of the history of Jews in Greece. She died in New York in 1992.