Carl Rakosi

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Birthday
6, 1903
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 25, 2004 (100)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1903
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 25, 2004 (100)

About

German Objectivist poet and social worker best known for his 1941 Selected Poems. His later works include Amulet and Collected Poems.

Before Fame

He studied psychology at the University of Chicago and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Trivia

He changed his name to Callman Rawley when he was a young man, thinking that an American-sounding name would increase his job prospects.

Family Life

He moved to the United States in 1910 to join his father and stepmother.

Associated With

His literary work was influenced by the poetry of E.E. Cummings.