Burton Watson
  • Burton Watson

  • Date of birth: June 13, 1925
  • Died: April 01, 2017
  • Born: in New Rochelle, New York, The United States.

  • Description: Dr. Burton Dewitt Watson (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1956) was a Professor of Chinese at Columbia and Stanford Universities. Among his many awards is the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation for his long and prolific career in Chinese, Japanese, and English languages.