Edgar Saltus

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Birthday
8, 1855
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 31, 1921 (65)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1855
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 31, 1921 (65)

About

An American writer of such philosophical works as The Philosophy of Disenchantment and The Anatomy of Negation, he is remembered for his refined literary style. His other works include Love and Lore (1890) and Imperial Purple (1892).

Before Fame

He graduated from Columbia University in 1880 with a law degree. Four years later, he published a biography of Balzac.

Trivia

His final resting place is the famous Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in New York.

Family Life

His brother, Francis Saltus, was a poet.

Associated With

He is often compared to Oscar Wilde.