Ogden Nash

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Birthday
19, 1902
Birthplace
Town Of Rye, NY
Death Date
May 19, 1971 (68)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1902
Birthplace
Town Of Rye, NY
Death Date
May 19, 1971 (68)

About

Light-verse poet remembered for "Candy is Dandy," "Line-Up for Yesterday", and other humorous works. His playful poems often included puns and intentionally misspelled words.

Before Fame

He dropped out of Harvard University after his first year of study.

Trivia

He lived most of his life in Baltimore, Maryland and died in the Johns Hopkins Hospital from complications of Crohn's disease.

Family Life

He married Frances Leonard in 1931.

Associated With

He and F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote streetcar advertisements for the same New York company.