Leonie Adams

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Birthday
9, 1899
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 27, 1988 (88)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1899
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 27, 1988 (88)

About

American poet, author, editor, and seventh United States Poet Laureate. Her poetry collections include This Measure, Midsummer, and the Bollingen Prize-winning Poems: A Selection.

Before Fame

Her first poetry collection, Those Not Elect, was published when she was a teenager.

Trivia

She once shared tea with Gertrude Stein in Paris.

Family Life

She married William Troy, a professor and fellow writer, in 1933.

Associated With

She was the friend and Barnard College roommate of American anthropologist Margaret Mead.

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