3 authors who became famous only after their death

Even created by the most talented people, literary works can take decades to get appreciated by the general public. Sadly, these 3 great authors never knew how famous they would become.

Do you know any other authors or artists who became recognized only after their death? Would you like to learn more about any author from this list?

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Robert Wasko
Another author who became famous only after his death is John Kennedy Toole, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for "A Confederacy of Dunces" eleven years after his death by suicide.
Nov 15, 2020 12:45PM
Richard Perkins
Never heard of Du Fu, but I think I had some for dinner one time.
Nov 15, 2020 10:11AM
Interesting and educational read. Thank you for sharing, and be well.
Nov 15, 2020 4:45AM
Jim Mascair
I think a lot of famous song writers would be lost in obscurity based on their lyrics alone. At least these people rose above that level to be remembered after their death.
Nov 14, 2020 11:48PM
Linda Foulkes
I think stig Larson died before his books were published, the first one was the girl with the dragon tatoo
Nov 14, 2020 10:55PM
Lynne Cage
Interesting 🧐 thnx
Nov 14, 2020 9:59PM
Jerry W Douglas
Might you be referring to Joyce Kilmer? Believe his most famous was "Trees".
Nov 14, 2020 7:42PM
Steve Tingle
Not too sure but wasn't one of the 'War poets' not famous until after he was killed.
Nov 14, 2020 4:59PM
Veronics Moss
Thank you nice information didn't know anything about them.
Nov 14, 2020 4:52PM

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