Robert Frost

Poet

Birthday March 26, 1874

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace San Francisco, CA

DEATH DATE Jan 29, 1963 (88)

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About

Major American poet who is known for such famous works as "The Road Not Taken," "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and "Birches." Over the course of his career, he was awarded four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.

Before Fame

He was born in San Francisco, but he found poetic inspiration in the rural northeastern landscape and spent much of his adult life in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Trivia

He was the 1960 recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal.

Family Life

He and his wife Elinor were parents to four daughters and two sons.

Associated With

He read his poem, "The Gift Outright," at the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy.