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Robinson Jeffers

Robinson JeffersAKA John Robinson Jeffers

Born: 10-Jan-1887
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Died: 20-Jan-1962
Location of death: Carmel, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tamar and Other Poems

Father: William Hamilton Jeffers (Presbyterian minister)
Mother: Annie Robinson Tuttle
Brother: Hamilton Jeffers (astronomer)
Wife: Una Call Kuster (m. 3-Aug-1913, d. 1950 cancer)
Daughter: (d. in infancy)
Son: (twin, b. 1916)
Son: (twin, b. 1916)

    University: University of Western Pennsylvania (attended 1902-03)
    University: Occidental College (1905)
    University: University of Zurich (attended 1906)
    Medical School: University of Southern California (attended 1907-10)
    University: University of Washington (attended 1910-11)

Author of books:
Flagons and Apples (1912, poetry)
Californians (1916, poetry)
Tamar and Other Poems (1924, poetry)
Roan Stallion, Tamar, and Other Poems (1925, poetry)
The Women at Point Sur (1927, poetry)
Cawdor and Other Poems (1928, poetry)
Dear Judas and Other Poems (1929, poetry)
Thurso's Landing and Other Poems (1932, poetry)
Give Your Heart to the Hawks and other Poems (1933, poetry)
Solstice and Other Poems (1935, poetry)
Such Counsels You Gave To me and Other Poems (1937, poetry)
Be Angry at the Sun (1941, poetry)
The Double Axe and Other Poems (1948, poetry)
Hungerfield and Other Poems (1954, poetry)
The Beginning and the End and Other Poems (1963, poetry)
Robinson Jeffers: Selected Poems (1965, poetry)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #1485 (8 cents, issued 13-Aug-1973)

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