William Carlos Williams

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Birthday
17, 1883
Birthplace
Rutherford, NJ
Death Date
Mar 4, 1963 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1883
Birthplace
Rutherford, NJ
Death Date
Mar 4, 1963 (79)

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who is remembered for Spring and All, a 1923 poetry collection that contains his most famous poem, "The Red Wheelbarrow." His later works include Journey to Love and the National Book Award-winning Paterson.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and began his lifelong career as a family doctor.

Trivia

His work, as exemplified by his famous poem "The Red Wheelbarrow," is often associated with both Modernism and Imagism.

Family Life

He married Florence Herman after being rejected by her older sister.

Associated With

He was impressed and intimidated by T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland.