Paul Anthony Jagasich
Paul Anthony Jagasich, PhD (born 30 March 1934 in Budapest, Hungary) is an American open water swimmer, author, and translator from Virginia.
Open Water Swimming Highlights
- He finished 23rd in the 1987 45.9 km Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in 8 hours 35 minutes 19 seconds.
- He completed a 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France on 6 September 1988 in 12 hours 26 minutes under the auspices of the Channel Swimming Association escorted by Ray Dixon. He was the oldest swimmer to complete a crossing during 1988 at the age of 54 and was the recipient of the O'Clee Jubilee Cup.
- He wrote Two Faces of the English Channel (The Untold Story) in 1991 about his English Channel experiences.
On 5 September 1987, he finished 2nd in the 12.8 km Boston Light Swim in 3 hours 15 minutes.
- Two Faces of the English Channel (The Untold Story) in 1991
- Dictionary of Oriental Lexical Elements in Hungarian, 1985
- An Edition of a Portion of the Livro Primeiro das leys das Partidas de Castella (Folios 38-82), 1986
- (contrib editor) Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review/Jaroslav Seifert Retrospective, 1986
- (with T. O'Grady) Editor's Choice II, 1987
- Four Honors Lectures, 1991
- TRANSLATOR: (with T. O'Grady) J. Seifert, The Casting of Bells, 1983
- (with T. O'Grady) J. Seifert, Mozart in Prague, 1985
- (with T. O'Grady) J. Seifert, Eight Days, 1985
- J. Seifert, Halley's Comet, 1987
- (with T. O'Grady) The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review Anthology, 1975-1990, 1990
- J. Seifert, My Cobwebbed Appletree, 1990
- (with T. O'Grady) J. Seifert, Dressed in Light, 1990
- J. Seifert, Song about Viktorka, 1991
- J. Seifert, Three Poems (bilingual edition), 1991
- J. Seifert, A Short Love Song about Ctirad and Sárka, 1991
- J. Seifert, To Be a Poet, 1991
- J. Seifert, Maminka, 1991
- J. Seifert, The Nightingale Sings Out of Tune, 1991
- J. Seifert, Bozena Nemcová's Fan, 1992
- J. Seifert, Honeymoon Ride, 1992
- J. Seifert, Starving Artist So Sees the World, 1992
- J. Seifert, Over the Waves of TSF, 1992
- J. Seifert, Only Love, 1994
- E. Loest, Nikolaikirche, 2000
- Contributor to books and periodicals