Richard Armour

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Birthday
15, 1906
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 28, 1989 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1906
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 28, 1989 (82)

About

Prolific twentieth-century poet and author who became known for his humorous poems and satirical works. His publications include The Medical Muse, For Partly Proud Parents, and Punctured Poems.

Before Fame

He studied at Pomona College and Harvard University.

Trivia

He appeared on "You Bet Your Life," a game show hosted by Groucho Marx. For the occasion, he composed a humorous poem entitled "To Groucho."

Family Life

He was born in Southern California to a pharmacist father.

Associated With

His light-verse poetic style has been compared to that of Ogden Nash.

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