Charles Guenther

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Birthday
29, 1920
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jul 24, 2008 (88)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1920
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jul 24, 2008 (88)

About

Poet, translator, and literary critic whose poetic work, Phrase/Paraphrase, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He received the Poetry Society of America's James Joyce Award in 1974.

Before Fame

He began his journalistic career with the St. Louis Star-Times while he was still in his teens.

Trivia

He worked as a translator for the U.S. Army Air Corps during the World War II years.

Family Life

He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and later worked as a literary critic for both the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Ezra Pound and was greatly influenced by Pound's literary work.

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