George Sterling

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Birthday
1, 1869
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 17, 1926 (56)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1869
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 17, 1926 (56)

About

American poet and dramatist best known for his poem "A Wine of Wizardry." He was a key figure in the northern Californian literary scene of the early twentieth century.

Before Fame

He worked as a real estate broker for nearly twenty years.

Trivia

His sole piece of children's literature was entitled The Saga of the Pony Express.

Family Life

He was the oldest of nine children born to a New York physician.

Associated With

He wrote a poem that was featured in The San Francisco Examiner, a publication founded by William Randolph Hearst.