Horace Gregory

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Birthday
10, 1898
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Mar 11, 1982 (83)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1898
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Mar 11, 1982 (83)

About

American poet, academic, translator, and literary critic known for Medusa in Gramercy Park, Another Look, and other works. He was a 1965 recipient of the prestigious Bollingen Prize.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Wisconsin and later taught English at Sarah Lawrence College. He published his debut poetry collection, Chelsea Rooming House, in 1930.

Trivia

His poems often focus on the bleakness of the modern landscape.

Family Life

He wed Marya Zaturenska, a fellow poet, in 1925. The couple raised two children.

Associated With

He was a literary contemporary of fellow American poet/scholar Ann Stanford.