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Hayden Carruth

Hayden CarruthBorn: 3-Aug-1921
Birthplace: Waterbury, CT
Died: 29-Sep-2008
Location of death: Munnsville, CT
Cause of death: Stroke

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Brothers, I Loved You All

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII)

Father: (newspaper editor)
Wife: Sara Anderson (div., one daughter)
Daughter: (d. 1997)
Wife: Eleanor Ray (div.)
Wife: Rose Marie Dorn (div., one son)
Son: David Carruth
Wife: Joe-Anne McLaughlin Carruth (poet, m. 1989)

    University: BA, University of North Carolina (1943)
    University: MA English, University of Chicago (1948)
    Professor: English, Syracuse University (1979-91)

    Poetry Editor
    Harper's Poetry Editor (1977-82)
    National Book Award for Poetry 1996 for Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1996 for Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Nervous Breakdown 1953
    Institutionalized (1953-54, 18 months)
    Shock Treatment (1953-54)
    Suicide Attempt 1988 (pills)
    Risk Factors: Acrophobia, Alcoholism, Depression

Author of books:
Appendix A (1963, novel)
North Winter (1964, poetry)
For You (1970, poetry)
The Bloomingdale Papers (1975, poetry)
Brothers, I Loved You All (1978, poetry)
Almanach du Printemps Vivarois (1979, poetry)
Lighter than Air Craft (1985, poetry)
Sonnets (1989, poetry)
Scrambled Eggs and Whiskey: Poems, 19911995 (1996, poetry)
Doctor Jazz (2001, poetry)
Letters to Jane (2004, correspondence)


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