Elia Abu Madi

Born: 1890

Elia Abu Madi (1890-1957) was a Lebanese Christian poet. Though born in Lebanon, he moved to Alexandria, Egypt with his uncle when he was 11. Shortly after the publication of his first collection of poems, Tazkar al-Madi, he was exiled by the Ottoman empire and moved to the United States where he continued to write and publish poems and began a career as a journalist. Source