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Louis Untermeyer

Born: 1-Oct-1885
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 18-Dec-1977
Location of death: Newtown, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Editor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anthologist of poetry

Editor of many important poetry anthologies, and a Pulitzer judge.

Wife: Jean Starr (m. 23-Jan-1907, div. 1926)
Wife: Virginia Moore (m. 1926, div. 1927)
Wife: Jean Starr (m. again 1927, div. 1933)
Wife: Esther Antin (m. 1933, div. 1948)
Wife: Bryna Ivens (m. 23-Jul-1948, until his death)
Father: Emmanuel Untermeyer
Mother: Julia Michael

    High School: (dropped out in 1902)

    Hollywood Blacklist
    American Mercury Poetry Editor
    The Masses

    TELEVISION
    What's My Line? Panelist (1950-51)

Author of books:
Challenge (1914, poetry)
First Words Before Spring (1933, poetry)
Burning Bush (1935, poetry)
Selected Poems and Parodies (1935, poetry)
From Another World (1939, memoir)
Long Feud (1965, poetry)
Labyrinth of Love (1965, poetry)
Bygones (1965, memoir)


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