Robinson Jeffers

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Birthday
10, 1887
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jan 20, 1962 (75)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1887
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jan 20, 1962 (75)

About

American poet who wrote The Women at Point Sur and other poetry collections with California coastal settings. He was also a prominent environmentalist.

Before Fame

He was the son of a Pennsylvania minister and moved to California to attend Occidental College and later, the University of Southern California.

Trivia

His poem "The Beaks of Eagles" was transformed by The Beach Boys into a 1973 pop song.

Family Life

His affair with Una Call Kuster made the front page of the Los Angeles Times, as Kuster was the wife of a prominent attorney. Jeffers and Kuster ended up marrying.

Associated With

He was a friend of Ansel Adams , a photographer known for his images of the American West.

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