Richard Eberhart

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Birthday
5, 1904
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jun 9, 2005 (101)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1904
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jun 9, 2005 (101)

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate whose collections include Brotherhood of Men and Burr Oaks. He taught poetry at Dartmouth College for thirty years.

Before Fame

He began writing poetry following the 1921 death of his mother. He published his first collection of poems, A Bravery of Earth, in 1930.

Trivia

He graduated from Dartmouth College and Saint John's College, Cambridge.

Family Life

He grew up on a forty-acre estate in the small town of Austin, Minnesota.

Associated With

He was appointed in 1959 by President Dwight Eisenhower to the Advisory Committee on the Arts for the National Cultural Centre.