Definition of Brodsky, Joseph in US English:

Brodsky, Joseph

proper noun

  • (1940–96), US poet; born in Russia; born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky ; US poet laureate 1991. Writing both in Russian and in English, he was noted for his collection The End of a Beautiful Era (1977). Nobel Prize for Literature (1987).

Pronunciation

Brodsky, Joseph

/ˈbrädskē/