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William Carlos Williams

William Carlos WilliamsBorn: 17-Sep-1883
Birthplace: Rutherford, NJ
Died: 4-Mar-1963
Location of death: Rutherford, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst, NJ

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pictures from Brueghel

Wife: Florence Herman (m. 12-Dec-1912, until his death, two children)

    High School: Horace Mann School (1903)
    University: University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: MD, University of Pennsylvania (1906)

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1963 for Pictures from Brueghel
    National Book Award for Poetry 1950 for Paterson: Book III and Selected Poems
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1953 (with Archibald Macleish)
    Tonsillectomy
    Heart Attack 1948
    Stroke
    Risk Factors: Appendicitis

Author of books:
Al Que Quiere! (1917, poetry)
In the American Grain (1925, essays)
White Mule (1937, novel)
In the Money (1940, novel)
Broken Span (1941, poetry)
The Wedge (1944, poetry)
Paterson (1946-58, poetry, 5 vols.)
Autobiography (1951, memoir)
The Build-Up (1952, novel)
The Desert Music and Other Poems (1954, poetry)
Pictures from Brueghel, and Other Poems (1962, poetry)
Collected Poems, Volume I: 1909-1939 (1986, poetry)
The Collected Poems, Volume II: 1939-1962 (1988, poetry)

Wrote plays:
A Dream of Love (1948)



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