Trumbull Stickney

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Birthday
20, 1874
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Oct 11, 1904 (30)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
20, 1874
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Oct 11, 1904 (30)

About

Swiss-born poet and scholar who is best known for his sonnets. He published his Dramatic Verses in 1902; two posthumous collections of his poems appeared in 1905 and 1973.

Before Fame

He studied at Harvard University and at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Trivia

He died of a brain tumor shortly after being offered a professorship in the Classics department at Harvard.

Family Life

Born in Geneva, Switzerland, he spent his early years in Europe.

Associated With

His poem "Song" became the basis of a major plot point in Robert De Niro's 2006 film "The Good Shepherd."