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Conrad Aiken

Conrad AikenAKA Conrad Potter Aiken

Born: 5-Aug-1889
Birthplace: Savannah, GA
Died: 17-Aug-1973
Location of death: Savannah, GA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, GA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Earth Triumphant

Father: William Ford Aiken (physician, d. 1900 suicide)
Mother: Anna Potter Aiken (d. 1900 murdered by William)
Wife: Jessie McDonald (m. 25-Aug-1912, div. 1930, three children)
Daughter: Joan Aiken (juvenile novelist, b. 4-Sep-1924, d. 4-Jan-2004)
Son: John Aiken
Wife: Clarissa M. Lorenz (m. 1930, div. 1937)
Wife: Mary Hoover (m. 7-Jul-1937, until his death)

    University: Harvard University (1912)

    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    League of American Writers
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1930 for Selected Poems
    National Book Award for Poetry 1954 for Collected Poems
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1956
    Heart Attack (17-Aug-1973)
    Risk Factors: Hemorrhoids

Is the subject of books:
Aiken: A Life of His Art, 1962, BY: Jay Martin
Aiken: A Bibliography (1902-1978), 1982, BY: F.W. and F.C. Bonnell
Lorelei Two: My Life with Aiken, 1983, BY: Clarissa M. Lorenz

Author of books:
Earth Triumphant (1914, poetry)
The Charnel Rose (1918, poetry)
Skepticisms (1919, essays)
The House of Dust: A Symphony (1920)
Bring! Bring! (1925, short stories)
Blue Voyage (1927, novel)
Selected Poems (1929, poetry)
King Coffin (1924, novel)
And in the Hanging Gardens (1933, poetry)
Among the Lost People (1934, short stories)
Conversation; or, Pilgrim's Progress (1940)
The Soldier (1944)
The Kid (1947)
Ushant (1952, memoir)
Collected Poems (1953, poetry)
A Reviewer's ABC (1958, essays)
The Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken (1978, letters)


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