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Stephen Vincent Benét

Stephen Vincent BenétBorn: 22-Jul-1898
Birthplace: Bethlehem, PA
Died: 13-Mar-1943
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Cemetery, Stonington, CT

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: John Brown's Body

Father: J. Walker Benét (Colonel, U.S. Army)
Mother: Frances Neill Rose
Brother: William Rose Benét (poet and editor)
Sister: Laura Benét
Wife: Rosemary Carr (writer, m. 26-Nov-1921, until his death, two daughters, one son)
Son: Thomas
Daughter: Stephanie
Daughter: Rachel

    University: BA, Yale University (1919)
    University: MA, Yale University (1920)

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1929 for John Brown's Body
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1944 for Western Star
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1926

Author of books:
A Ballad of William Sycamore (1923, verse)
Jean Huguenot (1923, novel)
The Spanish Bayonet (1926, novel)
John Brown's Body (1928, narrative poem)
Ballads and Poems, 1915-30 (1931, poetry)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1937, short story)
Western Star (1943, verse, publish posthumously)


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